AJULU-BUSHELL Achieng < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 22 Mar 1994 in Manchester, ENG
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Ealing, ENG
Occupation Athlete, Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started swimming at 12.
Club / Team Plymouth Leander/Ealing: Plymouth, ENG
Name of coach Amanda Booth
Coach from which country? England
Training Regime She trains six days a week.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Kenya
Tournament World Championship
Location Rome
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her mother. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Awards and honours She will become Britain's first black female swimmer at a major games when she competes at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. (dailymail.co.uk, 20 Jul 2010)
Famous relatives Her father played hockey for South Africa. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the Olympic games and to go as far as I can in the sport and not regret anything. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Other information FAMILY ORIGINS
She holds dual citizenship with Britain and Kenya, but decided to compete for Britain. Her mother is a political refugee from Kenya and her father is an academic at Leeds University. (dailymail.co.uk, 20 Jul 2010)

She is in the same school, Plymouth College, as diver Tom Daley. (dailymail.co.uk, 20 Jul 2010)