Kate Doughty – Paratriathlon
With the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games fast approaching we are proud to announce that paratriathlon champion, Kate Doughty will be the official 2016 Australian Paralympic Team Coin Program Ambassador! To celebrate the courage, determination and inspiration shown by the athletes, Kate will join the Mint on the road to Rio to share her story as she prepares to compete for gold.
Kate showed determination from a young age. Born without a right hand, Kate played violin and competed in Equestrian at World Championship level. Later, with an unwavering ‘can do’ attitude, Kate transitioned successfully into a paratriathlete in 2014 and has already made it into the top three ITU World Paratriathlon rankings. Kate has set her eyes on winning gold at Rio and the Royal Australian Mint is proud to share Kate’s journey with you.
Winning Gold in the 2015 & 2016 ITU World Paratriathlon Event Yokohama
Winning Gold in the 2015 Australian Paratriathlon National Championships
Winning Bronze in the 2015 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago
Winning Gold in the 2016 Oceania Paratriathlon Championships
Winning Gold in the 2016 Australian Paratriathlon National Championships
Winning Gold in the 2016 ITU World Paratriathlon Event Penrith