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Christie Dawes is a 40-year-old Australian Paralympic athlete. She was born on 3 May, 1980 in Newcastle, Australia. She is a four-time Paralympic gold medalist, having won gold medals in the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. She has also won numerous medals at the IPC World Championships and the Commonwealth Games. Dawes is a T38 athlete, competing in the 100m, 200m, 400m and long jump events. She is the current world record holder in the T38 400m event. Dawes is married to fellow Paralympic athlete, Richard Colman. The couple have two children together. Dawes is an ambassador for the Australian Paralympic Committee and is a member of the Australian Paralympic Hall of Fame. She is also a member of the International Paralympic Committee's Athletes' Council.
|43 years old
|3 May, 1980
|Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Christie Dawes Height, Weight & Measurements
At 43 years old, Christie Dawes height is 1.56 m (2008) and Weight 45 kg (2008).
|1.56 m (2008)
|45 kg (2008)
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She is currently single. She is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about She's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, She has no children.
Christie Dawes Net Worth
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|Net Worth in 2023
|$1 Million - $5 Million
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When she was young, Dawes was very interested in athletics. At the age of 10, she was in a car accident. She survived, but became a paraplegic. Christie continued in her career in athletics, but also took up the job of a primary school teacher. She is married to her coach Andrew Dawes and their son was born in 2011.
After giving birth to her son in February 2011, she won three bronze medals at the 2011 National Titles in April. She then won a silver medal in the Chicago Marathon and came fourth in the New York City Marathon. At the 2012 London Paralympics, Dawes participated in the T54 class of the 800 m, 1500 m, 5000 m and marathon events.
A few months after the games, she came third in the New York City Marathon. In January 2009, she won the Oz Day 10K Wheelchair Road Race. In February 2010, Dawes won the 10 km world wheelchair road race championships in the United Arab Emirates.
Dawes competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, and was one of several competitors caught up in a crash during the final of the women's 5000 m T54 wheelchair event, eventually finishing sixth despite a broken front wheel. The race was re-run, and Dawes spoke out against the treatment of Canadian athlete Diane Roy, who had been awarded the gold medal in the event, only to have it taken back and replaced with a silver medal when she finished second in the re-run. Dawes won a silver medal at the Women's 4x100 m T53/54 event at the Beijing games.
She competed in the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, coming fifth in the Women's 800 m EAD T54 event.
Next was the 2004 Paralympics in Athens Paralympics, where she competed in 800 m, 1500 m, and 5000 m races and the Marathon. She also competed in the 800 m wheelchair demonstration event at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Three years later, she won a bronze medal for the 10 km Peachtree Road Race. In 2000, she competed in the Sydney Paralympics.
In 1996, Dawes competed in the Atlanta Paralympics, where she was awarded the 1996 Young Paralympian of the Year Award.
Christie Dawes née Skelton (born 3 May 1980) is an Australian Paralympic wheelchair racing athlete. She has won three medals in athletics at six Paralympics from 1996 to 2016 .
At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, she competed in four events and medalled in one. Christie, Angie Ballard, Madison de Rozario and Jemima Moore placed 3rd in the 4x400m relay but were disqualified, before successfully appealing the decision and being reinstated to 2nd. Her results in the 2016 Rio Olympics are as follows; 1500 m T54 placed 8th overall with a time of 3:26.00. 5000 m T54 she placed 11th in her heat with a time of 12:15.95 and did not advance to the finals. In the Marathon T54 she placed 7th overall with a time of 1:42:59.