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FORTUNE Sabrina
Sport Para athletics
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age21
Place of BirthWrexham, WAL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Wales
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Hospitality Management - Coleg Cambria: Wrexham, WAL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up discus in 2008 at age 11.
Why this sport?
She watched her brother compete and decided she wanted to try athletics herself. She started competing for her school and was then asked to join her local athletics club. "I enjoy the challenge and buzz of competitions."
Club / Team
Deeside AAC: Wales
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Ian Robinson [personal], from 2012, GBR
General Interest
Hobbies
Art, baking. (Facebook page, 03 Jun 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her brother. (sportsaid.org.uk, 03 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
British Para shot putter Beverly Jones. (sportsaid.org.uk, 03 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2012 Flintshire Athlete of the Year, and the 2012 Wrexham Athletics Female Para Sport Personality of the Year. (specialolympicswales.co.uk, 01 May 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dailypost.co.uk, 10 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She has speech dyspraxia, which makes it difficult for her to communicate. The condition has resulted in a mild intellectual impairment. (dailypost.co.uk, 13 Sep 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Shot Put F20 12.94
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 Shot Put F20 12.27
6 2017 Shot Put F20 12.29
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Shot Put F20 12.14
1 2018 Shot Put F20 13.30