Athlete Biography

She won a gold medal in a new world record in the S9 50m freestyle at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona. Paralympic Games in Barcelona. She was born without a left forearm. As a teenager she was a Paralympic swimmer, and once retired from swimming after the Atlanta Paralympics in 1996, took up road running to keep fit. At the end of 2009 she became aware of paratriathlon in the UK and the opportunities available to paratriathletes internationally.

Athlete Sponsors: GE, Deloitte UK LLP, Snugg Wetsuits, Fusion, Scobi IT

Athlete Language: English

Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2006

Athlete Education: 2:1 MA Honours in English Language and Literature from the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Athlete Proudest Moment: Becoming World Champion in 2009 on the Gold Coast, Australia. My proudest swimming moment was becoming Paralympic Champion in the women\'s S9 50m freestyle in a world record time at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona.

Athlete Coach: Andrea Whitcombe

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