Catherine Mary Partlow
Type of Impairment
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She fell in love with athletics after becoming a member of the Special Olympics at age 13.
Why this sport?
She tried many different sports before falling in love with athletics. “I love to run, and feel like I am flying when I am on the track.”
Awards and honours
In September 2012 she received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. (durhamregion.com, 08 Jul 2014)