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Kadeena Cox's Biography

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Kadeena Cox was born on 10 March 1991 in Leeds.

In 2014, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and the following year she won her first para-athletics international competition in the 100m at the world championships.

Dividing her time between Manchester and Leeds, it was not long before Kadeema Cox added another string to her bow: cycling.

2016 was an amazing year for Kadeema Cox, not only becoming a world champion at two sports but also winning golds at the paralympic games in Rio in running and cycling, the first paralympian to win golds in two distinct sports since 1984.

She was asked to carry the GB flag at the closing ceremony in Brazil.

In 2017, she became one of the contestants on Channel Four's The Jump.

Kadeena ended up fifth.

In 2021, Kadeena Cox became one of the celebrities on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.


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