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Charlie Denman

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
RR3

Further personal information

Residence
Mile End, ENG
Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began race running in 2016.
Club / Team
RaceRunning Dragons : Gloucester, ENG
Name of coach
Bob Purcell [personal]

General interest

Awards and honours
She was named the 2018 Disability Sports Performer of the Year and the Sports Personality of Year at the Gloucestershire Sports Awards in England. (chamwellcentre.org.uk, 06 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born with congenital ataxic cerebral palsy with quadriplegia. (theforestreview.co.uk, 24 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as an ambassador for the Pied Piper charity's Wish Holidays scheme in Gloucestershire, England. The programme helps to send children with terminal or life limiting illnesses on holiday. "I am very proud to be appointed as an ambassador and just want to share my stories so that other children can see what is possible and also have a can-do attitude." (punchline-gloucester.com, 21 May 2019)