Athletics | Swimming
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Physical Education, Sport and Recreation Studies - Pasadena City College: United States
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2010 at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, CA, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"I like running because it makes me feel free. I also like it because I'm good at it, which helps build my confidence. Also it lets me travel all over the world, meet new people and try new foods."
Name of coach
Rosalyn Clark [personal, mother], USA
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Miss Sonic (Instagram profile, 07 Apr 2020)
Singing, dancing, listening to music, playing piano, skating, cycling, playing video games, going to amusement parks. (yodisabledproud.org, 20 Feb 2020; teamusa.org, 15 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T20 400m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 Mar 2021; Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother and coach Rosalyn Clark. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Allyson Felix, US boxer Muhammad Ali, US tennis player Serena Williams. (readysetgold.net, 03 Mar 2020; Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"Prayer, stretch and imagery." (tltopodcast.libsyn.com, 15 May 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be destined for victory." (tltopodcast.libsyn.com, 15 May 2020; Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Her mother Rosalyn Clark [nee Bryant] represented the United States of America in athletics and won silver in the women's 4x400m relay and placed fifth in the 400m at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. Her twin brother Rashard is also a sprinter and won a gold medal in the 400m at the 2020 US national indoor championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 Mar 2021; worldathetics.org, 27 Mar 2021; teamusa.org, 22 Aug 2016; lasentinel.net, 17 Aug 2016; readysetgold.net, 03 Mar 2020; tltopodcast.libsyn.com, 15 May 2020)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tltopodcast.libsyn.com, 15 May 2020)
She was diagnosed with autism at age four. (teamusa.org, 30 Mar 2017)
|Women's 400 m T20||Heat 1||2016-09-12||1|
|Women's 400 m T20||Final Round||2016-09-13||1|
|Women's 400 m T20||Heat 1||2017-07-17||1|
|Women's 400 m T20||Final 1||2017-07-18||1|