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Jennifer Brown

Birthdate : 28 June 1980

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : Calgary

Language : English

Provincial affiliation : Athletics Alberta

Club : Caltaf Athletic Association

Coach : Kim Cousins

Event specialization : Throws


Jennifer Brown was recruited into track and field by a high school gym teacher.  She competed in the hammer throw but in 2006 she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and her symptoms resulted in hospitalization. She was inspired to return to throwing as a way to build strength and fitness.

It was a great decision. Brown heads to Rio as a medal contender after a successful 2015 season which included gold in shot put and silver in discus at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and fourth in discus at the IPC 2015 World Championships.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games and IPC World Championships

PERSONAL

Works for the City of Calgary in Waste and Recycling Services as a Business Strategist.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 IPC World Championships discus 4th
2015 Parapan American Games shot put 1st
2015 Parapan American Games discus 2nd

 

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
Shot PutIndoor10.25mAlberta Indoor Games Provincial RelaysEdmonton2015-02-15
Weight ThrowIndoor16.83mWinnipegWinnipeg2005-03-10
Discus ThrowOutdoor31.32mNew Balance Athletic Series #3Calgary2016-06-12
Javelin ThrowOutdoor14.79mNew Balance Athletic Series Meet #1Calgary2013-05-04
Shot PutOutdoor10.47mCaltaf Track ClassicCalgary2013-06-16

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