Further Personal Information
||Physiology - Brunel University: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||Her first introduction to athletics was competing for her primary school in the Harrow Borough Championships. After finishing second, her school teacher suggested her parents take her to the local athletics track. She started to train at Bannister Sports Centre and joined the local club, Harrow Athletics Club
|Why this sport?
||She joined her local athletics club after competing for her secondary school and really enjoying it.
|Club / Team
||Harrow Athletics Club : London, ENG
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||She trains seven times a week, for two to three hours each session.
|Most influential person in career
||Her coach Madeleine Weston. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
||She suffered a serious foot injury in 2008 which saw her miss winter training. A similar injury a year later forced her to miss the 2010 winter season. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Nothing comes for free." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
||She used to compete in hurdles at the beginning of her athletics career. (olympics.org.uk, 09 Aug 2008)
She was a sprint hurdler in her early career, winning the Junior Inter Area race in 2001. She turned to sprinting from 2002. (olympics.org.uk, 09 Aug 2008)