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Anna Nicholson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36, F35

Further personal information

Residence
Houghton-le-Spring, ENG
Occupation
Athlete, Engineer
Languages
English
Higher education
Chemical Engineering - Newcastle University: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried Para athletics in 2010 at a county athlete assessment day. She began competing in May 2011.
Why this sport?
"I love training and competing as you get a thrill every time you beat a personal best or have a really good session, and it's a great way to meet new friends with a common interest and drive."
Club / Team
Gateshead Harriers: England
Name of coach
Richard Kaufman [club]

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Baking. (Instagram profile, 06 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
British Para javelin thrower Nathan Stephens. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I want to be the best that I can be." (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)