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Nicole Lough

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
South Shields, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 2007 in South Shields, England.
Club / Team
Team Northumbria: England
Name of coach
Rob Greenwood [national], GBR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Shopping, going out with friends, watching Formula One racing. (swimming.org, 21 Nov 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2013 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (swimming.org, 21 Nov 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (swimming.org, 21 Nov 2014)
Hero / Idol
Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte. (swimming.org, 21 Nov 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on what you dream about." (swimming.org, 21 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named Female Personality of the Year for 2013 at the North East Disability Sports Awards in England. (itv.com, 26 Feb 2014)

She won the Contribution to Disability award from the Shields Gazette newspaper in 2011. (shieldsgazette.com, 23 May 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2013-08-16 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2013-08-16 3