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Shelley Rogers

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Adelaide, SA, AUS
Occupation
Student, Coach
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in 2001.

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, listening to music and spending time with her dog. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first medal at the 2006 World Championships and competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
Australian para-swimmer Katrina Porter. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Take everything that comes your way because you miss one hundred per cent of the shots you never take." (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy as a result of suffering a stroke before birth. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final Round 2
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heats 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 4
Women's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 6
Women's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final Round 4