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Lily Macleod

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Richmond, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age nine at the Richmond Dales Swimming Club in England.
Why this sport?
In 2012 she was identified through the national talent identification programme, Playground to Podium, as a potential elite Para swimmer.
Club / Team
Mount Kelly : England
Name of coach
Emma Collings-Barnes [club]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"In order to succeed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of failure." (Facebook profile, 20 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (richmondschool.net, 01 Jul 2014)
Impairment
She has a visual impairment called rod achromatopsia, which causes light sensitivity, colour blindness and 'wobbling' of the eye. (richmondshiretoday.co.uk, 08 Jan 2018)