2012 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Hogan
8 December 1988 |
Ferntree Gully, Victoria
|Club||Knox Athletics Club|
Madeleine Hogan (born 8 December 1988) is a Paralympian athlete from Australia competing mainly in category F42/F46 javelin throw events.She has won bronze medals at the 2008 Summer Paralympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics.
Hogan was participated in school sport and her ability identified in an athletics talent search day in 2005. She took up athletics seriously in 2006.  She is a member of the Knox Athletics Club in Melbourne. 
At the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, she won the bronze medal in the Women's Javelin F46. Prior to the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, she tore a tendon in her right throwing arm but overcame the injury to win the gold medal in the Women's Javelin F46 with a distance of 37.79 m.  Hogan’s winning throw was four metres better than her nearest rivals Natalia Gudkova (33.65m) of Russia, in silver position, and Hollie Beth Arnold (32.45m) of Great Britain, in bronze. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, Hogan won a bronze medal in the Women's Javelin F46.
She was forced to withdraw from the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha due to rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament whilst training for the Women's Javelin F47 event. She had previously ruptured her other knee. 
She represented Victoria in cricket at the U19 national championships as a spin bowler and plays golf.