Adele Maguire

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
England
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
It improved her self-confidence.
Club / Team
Warriors of Warrington: England
Name of coach
Chris Pugh [club]; Rob Greenwood [national], GBR
Training Regime
She trains between three and four hours every day except Friday.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends, watching television. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 Apr 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 Apr 2014)
Impairment
After damaging nerves in her left arm during birth, she was diagnosed with Erb's palsy. The condition means she has limited use of the limb. (asda.com, 10 Jul 2012)