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Katherine Driscoll

Trampoline Gymnast
  • Born: 1986-03-13 (Age 31)
  • Birthplace: Chatham, Kent
  • Lives: Houghton-le-Spring
  • Club: Apollo
  • Coach: Gary Short
  • Career Highlights: 2016 European Championships silver medallist and team gold medallist, 2016 Olympic Games individual 6th

Profile

Kat is one of Britain's leading trampoline gymnasts and has been for a number of years. She finished the 2011 season as the world number one both individually and in synchronized trampoline with partner Amanda Parker. At the 2012 Olympic Games she missed out on a final spot by just one place. In 2013, at the World Games, Kat was crowned women's synchro Champion with Amanda Parker repeating that feat at the World Championships along with winning team gold. At the 2015 European Games Kat won individual silver and then most recently, in 2016, at the European Championships in Valladolid, Kat took individual bronze as well as being part of the team that won gold. After making the team for the 2016 Olympic Games, Kat qualified for the final, making British history, before finishing 6th. In 2017, after winning silver at the British Championships, Kat took home team bronze from the World Championships in Sofia.

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  • 2017 World Championships team bronze
  • 2017 British Championships silver
  • 2016 Olympic Games individual 6th
  • Named in the Team GB squad for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
  • 2016 European Championships individual bronze, team gold
  • 2016 World Cup, Baku, individual bronze
  • 2015 European Games individual silver
  • 2014 World Championships individual 4th
  • 2014 European Championships individual silver, team gold
  • 2013 World Championships synchronized gold (with Amanda Parker), team gold, individual 7th
  • 2013 World Games synchronized champion (with Amanda Parker)
  • 2013 British Championships synchronized gold (with Amanda Parker) and individual silver
  • 2012 World Cup, Sofia, individual silver and synchronized bronze
  • Selected to Team GB for 2012 Olympic Games
  • 2011 World Championships team silver, synchro bronze (with Amanda Parker), placed 8th in the individual final
  • 2011 World Ranking List (October) – Ranked first in both individual and synchronized (with Amanda Parker)
  • 2011 World Cup, Jablonec nad Nisou CZE, third individual medal of the year, synchronized bronze and silver (with Amanda Parker)
  • 2011 World Cup, Salzgitter GER, personal best 55.275 in the final, individual gold and synchronized silver (with Amanda Parker)
  • 2011 World Cup, Wuxi CHN, synchronized silver (with Amanda Parker), 8th individual
  • 2009 World Championships 18th individual women
  • 2009, 2011 and 2012 British individual Champion.
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