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Leaha Dixon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F35, T35

Further personal information

Residence
Doncaster, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at Doncaster Athletic Club in England.
Why this sport?
She was involved in dancing, swimming and horse riding before she began Para athletics. "I found that I really liked running. I have met people who have become good friends, and this has also boosted my confidence."

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2019 she received a special recognition award from the South Yorkshire County Athletics Association [SYCAA] in England after she competed at the 2018 Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association [CPISRA] World Games in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain. (doncasterathleticclub.com, 17 Mar 2019)

She received the Colin Rains Award at the 2014 Cerebral Palsy Sport National Championships in Grantham, England. The award recognises commitment and inspirational endeavour. (doncasterathleticclub.com, 22 Sep 2014)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. (cpsport.org, 19 Jun 2017)