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TAPP Emily
Sport Para athletics, Para Triathlon
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age28
Height1.67 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Higher education
Finance, International Business - University of Southern Queensland: Toowoomba, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in para-athletics in 2016.
Why this sport?
She took up para-athletics after she found out that she would be unable to compete in para-triathlon at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, due to there being no event for her PT1 classification at the Games.
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Australian rugby sevens player Emilee Cherry. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Other sports
She won silver in the PT1 event at the 2015 Para-Triathlon World Championships in Chicago, IL, United States of America. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of a horse riding accident in 2011. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para Triathlon
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 PT1 1:19:45
1 2017 PTWC 1:20:28
1 2018 PTWC 1:08:58
6 2019 PTWC 1:27:38
World Ranking (2018/01/01) - Para Triathlon
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 PTWC  
1 2018 PTWC  
1 2018 PTWC  
Commonwealth Games - Para Triathlon
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 PTWC 1:12:56
World Paralympic Qualification Event - Para Triathlon
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 PTWC 1:02:19