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Katie Cooke

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Edinburgh, SCO
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in September 2012.
Why this sport?
She started swimming in 2012 and decided to go to the gym to help improve her strength. She was inspired to concentrate solely on Para powerlifting after watching the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (sponsorise.me, 25 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She was born with a congenital bone condition, which was diagnosed at age two. As a result, she has had a bone infection and undergone hip replacements. (katiecooke.com, 27 Aug 2017)