Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para athletics

Hometown

Calgary, AB

Classification

Ever since Earle Connor was a child, he’s been determined to be a star athlete. Connor had his left leg amputated just above the knee at three months old. He continued to play sports beside able-bodied athletes and excelled at hockey. Connor was the first player with a disability drafted in the Western Hockey League. Connor first noticed the Paralympics when he watched the 100 metres at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games. Two weeks later he competed in his first event, a 60-metre race in Hamilton. He won the race, setting a world record.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2000 Paralympic 100m Champion… 2000 Paralympic 200m silver medal… 2004 Laureus World Disabled Athlete of the Year... 2008 Paralympic 100m Champion... 2008 NHL Alumni Ace Baily Award winner… 18 World Record Performanes… 2012 4th Place finish after 3 years in retirment.

 

PERSONAL

Father, Business Owner and Athlete.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

Gold Sydney 2000 100m

Silver Sydney 2000 200m

Gold 1998 World Championships 100m

Gold 2002 World Championships 100m

Gold 2008 Beijing 100m

 

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2012 Summer
London, England
2008 Summer
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Beijing, China
1 gold medals

1 gold medals

2000 Summer
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Sydney, Australia
1 gold medals

1 gold medals

1 silver medals

1 silver medals