Listen to this article

Kieran Ault-Connell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Kieran Ault)
Jump to: navigation, search
Kieran Ault-Connell
150600 - Kieran Ault-Connell - 3a - 2000 Sydney media scan.jpg
2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Ault-Connell
Personal information
Full name Kieran John Ault-Connell
Nationality  Australia
Born (1981-07-30) 30 July 1981 (age 35)
Action shot of Ault-Connell (shown centre, in Australian green and gold) during track competition at the 2000 Summer Paralympics

Kieran John Ault-Connell, OAM[1] (born 30 July 1981)[2] is an Australian Paralympic athlete. He was born in Melbourne, and has cerebral palsy.[2][3] He took up athletics after watching the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics.[3] At the 1998 IPC Athletics World Championships, he won two bronze medals in javelin and long jump.[2] He won two gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Games in the men's 4x100 m relay T38 and the 4x400 m relay T38 events,[4] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1] In the process, he set two world records.[5] At the 2004 Athens Games, he won a silver medal in the Men's Javelin F37 event.[4]

He married Australian Paralympic athlete Eliza Stankovic and they have two daughters and a son.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Ault-Connell, Kieran John, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Athlete's Profile". Australian Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 December 2000. 
  3. ^ a b "Paralympian Kieran Ault-Connell". Scouts Australia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Australian Honour Roll". Australian Paralympic Committee Annual Report 2010. Australian Paralympic Committee: 10. 2010. 
  6. ^ O'Leary, Cathy (19 May 2014). "Survivor has story of hope". Western Australian. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 

External links[edit]