Born with cerebral palsy, Brydee Moore lives by the motto “see the athlete, not the disability.” At her first international competition, the 2006 FESPIC Games, she cleaned the field in discus and shot put, taking home gold in both events.

Brydee has 13 National Championship gold medals to her name, and holds the F33 Oceanic records in shot put and javelin. Her shot put personal best, 6.47m, is also in touching distance of the world record.

Brydee first represented Australia at the Paralympic Games in Beijing in 2008. She placed 5th in discus and shot put but raised the roof when she set a new personal best in discus, eclipsing her old mark by two metres. Extremely happy with her results in Beijing, the experience she gained there proved to be invaluable to her preparation for the London Games.

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, Brydee placed 4th in …

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Date of birth
1 May 1990
Past Paralympic Games

Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016

How acquired
Bayswater, VIC
Started competing
First competed for Australia
Sport career highlights

Placing 5th in shot put at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing

Heroes/role models

Her family


  • Sport: Para-athletics Discipline: Shot Put Classification: F33

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