June 14-16, 2013
Cassie sets F52 Shot Put WORLD Record
On June 15, 2013, at the 2013 USA Paralympic Track and Field National Championships and Team Trials, Cassie set a new WORLD record in the Women’s F52 (quadriplegic) shot put. Cassie’s throw of 6.14 meters with the 2kg shot put bested the previous world record holder’s throw of 5.82 meters. She took home two gold and three silver medals from the 2013 National Championships.
June 18, 2013
USA IPC Athletics World Championship Team announced…
Cassie was named as a member of the 2013 USA IPC Athletics World Championship Team and will be competing July 19-28 in Lyon, France, in the T52 100m, 200m, 800m and the F52 shot put and discus. The full 76-member team is listed on the US Paralymics website. More information about the IPC Athletics World Championships can be found on the IPC Lyon 2013 website.
For more information on Cassie Mitchell, visit www.cassie-mitchell.com.