Birth Date:  11 Sep 1999
Place of Birth:  BLACKBURN
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  18
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  170
Weight (Kg):  60

Niamh ROBINSON - Schedule

Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:43
Women's 50m Breaststroke Heat 3
Sat, 7 Apr 10:49
Women's 200m Breaststroke Heat 3
Sun, 8 Apr 11:25
Women's 200m Individual Medley Heat 1
Sun, 8 Apr 11:50
Women's 100m Breaststroke Heat 2
Sun, 8 Apr 21:03
Women's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 1
Sun, 8 Apr 21:08
Women's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Tue, 10 Apr 21:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank Result
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Backstroke 16 31.30
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Breaststroke 15 33.38
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Breaststroke 26 1:15.74
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Breaststroke 19 2:40.00
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Butterfly 27 29.30
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Individual Medley 18 2:23.75


Baking, drawing (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)

Occupation: Student (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English

CLUB: Emma COLLINGS-BARNES (ENG) (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)

Sporting relatives

Her mother, Suzanne, represented the Isle of Man in swimming at the Auckland 1990 Commonwealth Games and her father competed at county level in water polo. Her younger brother, Harry, engages in swimming at a high level. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)

Other sports

Taken part in netball and cross country at county and regional level. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)


Had chondromalacia patellae in 2014 - a condition where the cartilage on the undersurface of the patella (kneecap) deteriorates and softens. Ongoing problem with both of her shoulders through overuse. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)

Reason: “I was first introduced to the water as a toddler, as my parents wanted me to learn how to swim for lifesaving skills.? (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)
Ambition: “My ambitions for the future are to compete at the Commonwealth Games for the Isle of Man, and qualify for semifinals in numerous events.? (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)
Memorable: The feeling of walking out into the stadium for the opening ceremony at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. “The roar from the crowd was incredible, and the feeling was overwhelming.? (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)
Hero: Two-time British Olympic gold medallist Rebecca ADLINGTON. Australian swimmer Sally HUNT. “I had the pleasure of meeting and exchanging kit with her (HUNT) at Glasgow (2014 Commonwealth Games), she went on to win a silver medal in the 200m breaststroke.? (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017;, 13 Jul 2014)
Influence: “My parents have invested so much time and effort into my swimming career, and have managed to provide me with so many opportunities. I will be forever grateful.? (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)
Additional information

Inspired by a young girl, Amy BARLOW, at her home swimming club. BARLOW suffered numerous shrapnel wounds to her legs at the Manchester concert bombing in early 2017, but was back in training just six weeks later. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2017)

Participated at her first Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014, as the youngest member of the Manx team at the age of 14. Competed in six events and her best result was 15th in the 50m breaststroke. (, 11 Oct 2017;, 23 Jul 2014)

Qualifies to represent the Isle of Man as her mum, Suzanne, was born there. (, 21 Jan 2015)

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

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