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Ashlie Andrews

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Goalball

Hometown

Penticton, BC

Ashlie Andrews was the top scorer in the women’s goalball tournament at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto with 22 goals. She led Canada to the bronze medal and a berth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Rio was her second Paralympic Games appearance.

Andrews started playing goalball at age 10 at a Blind Sports Day Event, but it wasn’t really a success as she found it interesting but confusing wearing the eye shades. She made another attempt a couple of years later and went on to compete at the elite level in 2007 by age 14.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Summer
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London, England

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Won bronze medals at both 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games…2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games… 2009 and 2010 World Youth Games…

 

PERSONAL

Grew up in the same house her father grew up in… Born legally blind and diagnosed with ocular albinism and nystagmus.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 World Championships 4th

2016 Paralympic Games 6th

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd

2015 World Championships 3rd

2012 Paralympic Games 5th

2011 Parapan American Games 3rd