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PREKETES-ASHLEY Emily
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age24
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Paul Ashley
Other names
Emily Rozos; Emily Preketes
Residence
Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She switched from wheelchair basketball to athletics in 2014, after competing in the Oz Day 10km wheelchair road race in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Club / Team
St. George District Athletic Club: Sydney, NSW, AUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Wheelchair dancing with her husband. (Facebook profile, 24 Nov 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible, no matter what life throws at you." (give.everydayhero.com, 29 Jun 2015)
Other sports
She has played wheelchair basketball in Australia's Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League. (websites.sportstg.com, 06 May 2015)
Famous relatives
Her husband Paul Ashley has competed in wheelchair marathons in Australia. (goldcoastmarathon.com.au, 01 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fijisun.com.fj, 07 Jul 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is caused by hereditary spastic paraplegia [HSP], and she has used a wheelchair since age seven. (give.everydayhero.com, 29 Jun 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.