Triathlon Australia: It has taken Kate Doughty 25 years to realise her dream of competing for Australia at the Paralympics and enormous challenges to overcome along the way. They included two unsuccessful attempts to qualify onto the Para Equestrian team, the passing of her mother, retirement and the monumental transformation from rookie triathlete to Olympic medal contender in just two years under the guidance of coach Corey Bacon.

Aussie triathlete, Kate Doughty, lets her late mother’s friend Di in on her exciting Paralympic news. Optus is proud to be Official Support Network to the Australian Paralympic Team.

Kate Doughty has made the successful transition from representing Australia as a para-equestrian in World Championships to an Olympic triathlete heading to her first games in Rio. Into the final weeks of preparation, Kate shares her training schedule and how the countdown is going in training camp before the team heads to Florida for acclimatization en route to Rio. Visit our website at for more videos, podcasts, articles, blogs and more.

Aussie Hands Foundation: Kate Doughty is a Melbourne based, Australian athlete. She was born without a right hand and proud Patron of the Aussie Hands ( In this video Kate speaks about her sporting achievements and role as Aussie Hands Patron.

2010 Australian PE Championships, Kate Doughty and HP Al Capone took out the Freestyle Championship with a score of 73% and the overall 2010 Grade IV National Champion Title!

The New Idea Magazine- Kate age 11


2016 Archibald Peace Prize - painted by Artist Jeff Williams

2016 Triathlon & Multisport Magazine