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Amanda Fowler

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Australia
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2001.
Club / Team
SLC Aquadot: Sutherland, NSW, AUS
Name of coach
Gavin Stewart [club]; Brendan Keogh [national], AUS

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Australia
Location
Italy

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2011 Global Games in Italy, where she represented Australia for the first time. (penrith-press.whereilive.com.au, 18 Oct 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmers Stephanie Rice, Libby Trickett and Leisel Jones. (paralympic.org.au, 2012)
Awards and honours
She was named 2012 Junior Sports Star by the Penrith Press newspaper in New South Wales, Australia. (dailytelegraph.com.au, 2014)

She received Australia Day Sports and Citizenship Local Hero awards in 2006 and 2008. (adhc.nsw.gov.au, 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2012-09-06 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2013-08-12 10
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2013-08-14 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2013-08-14 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2013-08-16 9
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2013-08-18 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2013-08-18 7