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Emma Cattle

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age eight with her local club in Luton, England.
Why this sport?
She was following in the footsteps of her older brother.
Club / Team
Team Luton: England
Name of coach
Adam Taylor [club]; Rob Aubry [national], GBR

General interest

Nicknames
Em (sportcentric.com, 15 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (sportcentric.com, 15 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
British middle distance runner Kelly Holmes. (paralympics.org.uk, 15 Jan 2010)
Injuries
She tore a muscle in her shoulder during the first half of 2008, which sidelined her for six weeks. She had problems with the shoulder again in 2009. (lutonswimmingclub.org.uk, 13 Jun 2009, 22 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard and keep focused." (sportcentric.com, 15 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives
Her brother has competed for Luton Swimming Club in England. (sportcentric.com, 15 Jan 2010)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. The condition mainly affects the left side of her body. (specialistcarsminitring.co.uk, 14 Jul 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heats 11
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 13
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heats 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heats 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 12
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 2 9999