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Erin McBride

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13

Further personal information

Residence
Liverpool, ENG
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She initially took up cross-country running but switched to athletics when she was in year five at school.
Why this sport?
She was spotted by coach Kevin Warner, who asked her to join the Liverpool Harriers club in England. She began to focus specifically on sprinting after she sustained a bad injury during a cross-country race.
Club / Team
Liverpool Harriers: England
Name of coach
Robert Roberts [club], GBR; Paula Dunn [national], GBR

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting English football team Everton, listening to music. (liverpoolecho.co.uk, 21 May 2013)
Hero / Idol
British Paralympic sprinter Libby Clegg. (britishathletics.org.uk, 01 Oct 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in able-bodied athletics for Liverpool Harriers in the Young Athletes League in England. (liverpoolecho.co.uk, 21 May 2013)
Impairment
She has no vision in her right eye and has a partial visual impairment in her left eye. She was born with cataracts and developed glaucoma at age four months. (britishathletics.org.uk, 01 Oct 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Final 1 2013-07-27 3