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Tag: Lauren Parker

Female line-up dominates City of Newcastle awards

An all-female line-up has taken out City of Newcastle’s 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards, with a Paralympian, a law undergraduate and a passionate community advocate among this year’s recipients.

Newcastle triathlete Parker top of the world again

Newcastle's Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Parker has successfully defended her World Paratriathlon title in Abu Dhabi.

Novocastrian Parker finishes triathlon despite burns

Top Australian paratriathlete Lauren Parker has finished the 70.3 world championships despite being hospitalised pre-race with severe burns to her feet.

Newcastle star Lauren Parker back to pet distance

The 70.3 triathlon world championship in Utah will be Lauren Parker's first race since she narrowly missed out on a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Novocastrian Parker pipped for Para triathlon gold

Novocastrian Lauren Parker has been beaten in the final metres of the Paralympics wheelchair triathlon race in Tokyo, finishing second by just 0.01 seconds.

Premier aquatic facility makes a splash again

The region’s premier swimming and aquatic facility reopened on Tuesday, much to the delight of athletes, recreational swimmers, families, students and the broader community. The University of Newcastle and Newcastle University Sport (NUsport)...

Paratriathlon breaks athletes’ COVID drought

Local athlete Lauren Parker will enter this weekend’s third City of Newcastle Paratriathlon as the hot favourite in her classification. The current world champion in the PTW1 category, who has already qualified for...