Kate Fairweather

Kate Fairweather

Kate Fairweather (born 2 July 1975 in Subiaco, Western Australia) was an Australian female Olympic archer.

Fairweather's older brother is archer Simon Fairweather. Her father is Robert Fairweather, founder of the South Australian branch of Trees for Life. [ [http://www.environment.gov.au/events/greengames/pubs/athlets.pdf Simon and Kate were born into the Environment Movement] ] She won the Australian Junior Championships three times and was selected for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Her results were creditable, coming 22 out of 64 in the individual event and 9 out of 12 in the team event. She retired from archery after the 2000 Games.

She is married to Stephan Schmidt and has one child. [ "Men at Birth", David Vernon, Australian College of Midwives, 2006] She is studying a PhD at the Australian National University. [ [http://www.anu.edu.au/cmhr/people/students.php Centre for Mental Health Research] ]


External links

* [http://www.abc.net.au/olympics/2000/profiles/KATEFAIRWEATHER.htm ABC Sports profile]
* [http://www.olympics.com.au/athletes.cfm?AthleteID=1978 Official Olympic Results]
* [http://www.ausport.gov.au/fulltext/2000/ascmedia/20000911a.html Adelaide Brother and Sister top Olympic Archery Hope]
* [http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/fa/kate-fairweather-1.html sports-reference]

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