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Sophie Pascoe – NZL

Sophie began swimming at 7. After a ride on a lawn mower accident, she was amputated below the knee

Age
23


Height
1.78m


Event
Breaststroke


Sophie began swimming at 7. After a ride on a lawn mower accident, she was amputated below the knee. In 2011 and again in 2013 she received the Halberg Award for Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.


The greatest challenge of all is training through the physical and emotional pain to become a world champion
IPC World Swimming Championships 2015
3 Golds
1 Silver
2 Bronze


IPC World Swimming Championships 2013
4 Golds


London Paralympic Games 2012
3 Golds
3 Silvers