Quick facts

Birthplace

London, ON

Residence

London, ON

Sport

Para Athletics

Experience

Toronto 2015

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