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Sport Para swimming
NPC Great Britain   
Place of BirthLuton, ENG
Height1.72 m
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age eight with her local club in Luton, England.
Why this sport?
She was following in the footsteps of her older brother.
Club / Team
Team Luton: England
Name of coach
Adam Taylor [club]; Rob Aubry [national], GBR
General Interest
Em (, 15 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (, 15 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
British middle distance runner Kelly Holmes. (, 15 Jan 2010)
She tore a muscle in her shoulder during the first half of 2008, which sidelined her for six weeks. She had problems with the shoulder again in 2009. (, 13 Jun 2009, 22 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard and keep focused." (, 15 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives
Her brother has competed for Luton Swimming Club in England. (, 15 Jan 2010)
She has cerebral palsy. The condition mainly affects the left side of her body. (, 14 Jul 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
14 2008 50m Freestyle S10 32.59
6 2008 100m Backstroke S10 1:14.68
  2008 200m Individual Medley SM10  DSQ
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2006 50m Freestyle S10 33.31
12 2006 100m Freestyle S10 1:10.92
11 2006 400m Freestyle S10 5:27.95
5 2006 100m Backstroke S10 1:16.68
6 2006 100m Butterfly S10 1:17.19
4 2006 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:47.25