Ken Trudgeon

Ken Trudgeon

 

Ken Trudgeon competes in three track and field events; shotput, discus and javelin.  His ultimate goal is to throw at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Toronto 2015 will be a big stepping stone towards that goal.  Trudgeon says the Parapan Am Games are a great event for his sport and his goal is to win medals. “I am ready to move to the next level and be a difference in the medal standings for Canada.”  In 2013 he competed at the IPC World Championships in Lyon, France and gained more valuable experience.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2014 national champion in shotput…2013 IPC World Championships…Canadian Record in shot put, discus and javelin… All-Americas Shot put record

PERSONAL

Born with a left arm deformity… A member of the Ontario Amputee and Les Autres Sports Association

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2013 IPC World Championships shot put 8th
2013 IPC World Championships discus 8th

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsAthleticsShot Put - Menbronze
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsAthleticsDiscus Throw - Menbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics Shot Put - Men 3
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics Discus Throw - Men 3