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KENNEDY Jill
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Age51
Place of BirthCape Girardeau, MO, USA
Height1.25 m
Weight 41 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Business Owner, Technical Drawer
Languages
English
Higher education
Southeast Missouri State: Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She became a competitive athlete in 1995, initially as a powerlifter.
Why this sport?
She heard about the Dwarf Athletic Association of America [DAAA] and got involved in sports through the organisation.
General Interest
Other sports
She competed in powerlifting at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (teamusa.org, 25 Feb 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
7 2004 Shot Put F40 5.74 
3 2004 Discus Throw F40 19.23 
3 2004 Javelin Throw F40 23.07 
6 2008 Discus Throw F40 20.89
8 2008 Shot Put F40 6.39
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2002 Discus Throw F40 17.95
2 2002 Javelin Throw F40 15.92
7 2006 Shot Put F40 5.86
7 2006 Discus Throw F40 17.12
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 40kg 72.5
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
6 1998 40kg 60.0