Further Personal Information
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
|Coach from which country?
||She trains six days a week.
|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)
||Her father played hockey for South Africa. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
||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)
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)