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COOP Brianna
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age20
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35, F35
Further Personal Information
Residence
Townsville, QLD, AUS
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
Her high school physical education teacher encouraged her to take up the sport when she was in year seven.
Club / Team
Townsville North Star Athletics Club: Australia
Name of coach
Dayne O'Hara [club]
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Doha, QAT
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching YouTube videos and comedy series. (athletics.com.au, 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Para Athlete of the Year by Athletics North Queensland [ANQ] in Australia. (athleticsnorthqld.org.au, 25 Nov 2015)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 2006. (Athletics North Queensland Facebook page, 14 Apr 2015)
Other information
EDUCATION
She has studied for a certificate III in disability services through Endeavour College in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. (athletics.com.au, 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 100m T35 15.56
5 2016 200m T35 33.08
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 200m T35 32.36
3 2015 100m T35 15.11
4 2017 200m T35 32.00
4 2017 100m T35 15.30
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 100m T35 15.63