2007 INAS-FID World Athletics Championships 15 - 27 September
Rebecca makes tracks to BRAZIL
A long time member of VicSRAPID, Rebecca Kane has been selected by the Australian Institute od Sport. Rebecca will represent Australia again in the 6th INAS-FID* World Athletics Championships to be held in September, at Fortaleza, Brazil.
Rebecca will compete in the 1500m, 3km, 5km and the 400m events.
This is not Rebecca's first apperence, Rebecca returns to the green and gold uniform after an absence of 8 years. Rebecca last represented Australia in the 2nd INAS-FID World Championships in Spain in 1999.
Rebecca trains at the Preston Athletics Club, where she is coached by Jeff Hawkins. Rebecca says, "I would like to thank the club of Preston for giving me a chance".
In order for Rebecca to go, she has had to raise $5000 for her travels and if anyone would like to help Rebecca, you are welcome to make donations. Please contact VicSRAPID who are more than welcome to pass the approprate information onto you.
Please don't forget any cheques made out to VicSRAPID are tax-deductible.
From all of us at VicSRAPID we wish you Rebecca, good luck.
* International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability.