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PARDY Ella
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthLondon, ENG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38
Further Personal Information
Residence
Australia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 16.
Club / Team
Western Australian Institute of Sport [WAIS]: Australia
Name of coach
Sebastian Kuzminski, POL
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Australia
Location
Shanghai, CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, singing, dancing. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Receiving fan mail following her bronze medal win in the 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (abc.net.au, 19 Jan 2017)
Hero / Idol
Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (paralympic.org.au, 2016; abc.net.au, 19 Jan 2017)
Injuries
She broke her ankle in 2013. (uwaac.com.au, 24 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
She received the Captain's Trophy Award in 2014 from the University of Western Australia Athletics Club [UWAAC]. (uwaac.com.au, 24 Jul 2014)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen at birth. At age three she was diagnosed with autism. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Other information
CHANGE OF CLASSIFICATION
Her impairment classification was switched from T20 to T38 due to the effects of her cerebral palsy. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 100m T38 13.22
3 2016 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 55.09
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 100m T38 13.47
5 2015 200m T38 28.26
  2015 4 x 100m Relay T35-38  DSQ
5 2017 200m T38 28.88
6 2017 100m T38 13.68
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2014 Long Jump T37/38 3.62
4 2018 100m T38 13.48