Kay McShane

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Kay McShane is a former Irish wheelchair athlete. Her record of three consecutive wins in the 1984-1986 London Marathon women's wheelchair race remained unequaled for nearly 20 years until Francesca Porcellato tied the record in 2005 and then broke it in 2006.[1] McShane competed in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Paralympics, in events ranging from the 800 metres to the marathon. She took a silver medal in the marathon in 1984, and two bronze medals in the marathon and 800 metres in 1988.[2]


  1. ^ "Flora London Marathon 2006 - Some of the Personalities". Disability Sports Events. http://www.disabilitysport.org.uk/nlstory.cfm?ID=18370&NLID=43652. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  2. ^ kay mcshane's profile on paralympic.org