Kerry Saxby-Junna

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Kerry-Anne Saxby-Junna
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Born (1961-06-02) June 2, 1961 (age 59)
Young, New South Wales

Kerry-Anne Saxby-Junna, born Kerry Saxby AM (born 2 June 1961) is a retired Australian race walker. She was born in Young, New South Wales [1] and grew up in Ballina, New South Wales.


She represented Australia 27 times in international competitions and set 32 world records or world bests. She won a 27 Australian Championships and 13 individual international medals. [2] She retired in 2001. [2]



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1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 10th10 km
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 1st10 km
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 4th10 km
World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 10 km
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st3000 m
World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 2nd10 km
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 1st10 km
Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 10,000 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 2nd3000 m
World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 5th10 km
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5th10 km
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 15th 10 km
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd3000 m
World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 5th10 km
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany DNF10 km
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st10 km
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, PR China 5th10 km
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th 10 km
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 10 km
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd10 km
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd20 km
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 7th 20 km
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada DSQ 20 km

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Preceded by
Olga Krishtop
Women's 10 km Walk World Record Holder
4 May 1987 – 4 June 1995
Succeeded by
Larisa Ramazanova
Preceded by
Sally Pierson
Women's 20 km Walk World Record Holder
13 May 1988 – 1 May 1995
Succeeded by
Liu Hongyu