Quick facts

Birthdate

September 23, 1992

Birthplace

London, ON

Residence

London, ON

Sport

Para Athletics

Experience

Guadalajara 2011

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

Kevin Strybosch won the gold medal in discus at the 2015 Parapan Am Games in Toronto. He competed at the 2016 Paralympics and 2018 Commonwealth Games. He is also a two-time world championship team member. He was born with cerebral palsy that affects the left side of his body. One of his tutors early in his throwing career was Canadian Olympic discus thrower Jason Tunks. He was also a member of Canada’s national sitting volleyball team and played at the 2011 World Championships.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2018 Commonwealth Games… 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games… 2013 and 2015 IPC World Championships…

PERSONAL

Enjoys friends, sushi and PS4…Was a keynote speaker and guest athlete at the London Sportsman dinner in 2011…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games discus 7th
  • 2016 Paralympic Games discus 9th
  • 2015 IPC World Championships discus 12th
  • 2015 Parapan American Games discus 1st
  • 2015 Parapan American Games shotput 4th
  • 2013 IPC World Championships discus 10th
  • 2011 Parapan American Games discus 2nd