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Emily Stewart

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38

Further personal information

Residence
Gateshead, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Her school sports teacher Liz Neale noticed her talent and encouraged her to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Gateshead Harriers: England
Name of coach
Janice Kauffman [club]; Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Paul Smith [personal]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Today I will do what others won't so I will do what others can't." (emilystewart-t38.com, 30 Aug 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in para-swimming at national level, and
has played boccia for the Gateshead Kestrels in England. (emilystewart-t38.com, 04 Dec 2015; emilystewart-t38.com, 30 Aug 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at a Paralympic Games. (Facebook page, 02 May 2016)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (eadonline.co.uk, 12 Oct 2013)