Participants

Sophie THORNHILL

Sophie THORNHILL
    Cycling Track
Birth Date:  09 Feb 1996
Place of Birth:  STOCKPORT
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  22
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
B3

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
CTR Cycling Track Women's B&VI Sprint 1 Gold
Women's B&VI 1000m TT 1 Gold

Sophie THORNHILL - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Cycling Track 11.277 24 July, 2014 Glasgow (SCO)
WR Women's B&VI Sprint Qualifying 10.609 5 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)
GR Women's B&VI Sprint Qualifying 10.609 5 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)
WR Cycling Track 1:04.623 7 April, 2018 Brisbane (AUS)
GR Cycling Track 1:04.623 7 April, 2018 Brisbane (AUS)

Sophie THORNHILL - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 14:32
Women's B&VI Sprint Qualifying
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 18:48
Gold Medal Event Women's B&VI 1000m TT Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record
WR: World Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women 1km Time Trial B2 Tandem 1

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women Elite 1km Time Trial B 1 1:06.283
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women Elite Individual Pursuit B 3 -

Track World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Montichiari, ITA 1km Time Trial Tandem Women Elite 2 -
2016 Montichiari, ITA Sprint Tandem Women Elite 2 -
2015 Apeldoorn, NED 1km Time Trial B Women Elite 1 1:07.553
2015 Apeldoorn, NED Women Elite Sprint B 1 -
2018 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 1km Time Trial Tandem Women Elite 1 -
2018 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Sprint Tandem Women Elite 1 -
2017 Los Angeles, USA 1km Time Trial Tandem Women Elite 1 3:35.341
2017 Los Angeles, USA Individual Pursuit Tandem Women Elite 1 3:35.341
2017 Los Angeles, USA Sprint Tandem Women Elite 1 -
2014 Aguascalientes, MEX 1km Time Trial B Women Elite 1 1:05.912
2014 Aguascalientes, MEX Women Elite Sprint B 1 -

Occupation

Athlete and student. (paralymic.org, 4 Apr 2018)


Education

Sports studies at Loughborough University, England.


Languages spoken

English


Coach

NATIONAL: Jon NORFOLK (GBR) (paralympic.org, 4 Apr 2018)


Reason

Inspired to take up the sport after watching British cyclist Anthony KAPPES, a friend of her uncle, compete at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org, 4 Apr 2018)


Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born with oculocutaneous albinism. (britishcycling.org.uk, 20 Mar 2016)


ACHIEVEMENTS
Named Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2017, in recognition of her achievements in Para cycling track. (paralympic.org, 31 Dec 2016)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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