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Veronica Coombes Athletics - Para

Veronica Coombes
New Brunswick
  • Coach: Ueli Albert

  • Goals: Short-term: IPC Grand Prix in Switzerland, qualify for 2016 IWAS World Juniors. Long-term: 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

Discipline: 100m, 200m, 400m, 1500m


Hometown: Shediac Cape, NB


Despite her young age, Veronica has seen much success so far. Veronica’s three medals at the 2013 Canada Summer Games were the most won by a para or able bodied New Brunswick athlete.  She is consistently named to ANB’s high performance team, and she was recently named to Team Canada for the first time, competing at the IWAS World Junior Games.


Photo via l’Acadie Nouvelle

  • Results
  • Competition: 2015 IWAS World Junior Games

  • Location: Stadskanaal, Netherlands

  • Results: 100m - Silver
    200m - Silver
    400m - Silver

  • Results
  • Competition: 2013 Canada Summer Games

  • Location: Sherbrooke, QC

  • Results: 200m - Silver
    400m - Silver
    1500m - Silver

  • Results
  • Competition: 2013 Canadian Track and Field Championships

  • Location: Moncton, NB

  • Results: 100m - Silver
    200m - Bronze