Participants

Kathleen DAWSON

Kathleen DAWSON
    Swimming
Birth Date:  03 Oct 1997
Place of Birth:  KIRKCALDY
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  20
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  173
Weight (Kg):  66

Kathleen DAWSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:18
Women's 100m Backstroke Heat 3
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:55
Women's 100m Backstroke Semifinal 1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 22:42
Women's 100m Backstroke Semifinals - Swim-Off 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 20:03
Gold Medal Event Women's 100m Backstroke Final
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 10:55
Women's 50m Backstroke Heat 4
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:57
Women's 50m Backstroke Semifinal 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 19:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Backstroke Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Backstroke 5 28.47
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Backstroke 10 1:01.17
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4 4:05.59

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 50m Backstroke 19 28.42
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 100m Backstroke 8 59.90
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 7 3:59.51

Occupation: Student (stir.ac.uk, 14 Nov 2017)
Education: Sports studies at University of Stirling, Scotland
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Steven TIGG (SCO) (teamscotland.scot, 22 Jan 2018)


Reason: Followed her older sister to the local swimming club in Carnegie. (championsinschools.com, 24 Jul 2017)
Ambition: "My goal is to make my third Commonwealth Games team in 2018." (championsinschools.com, 24 Jul 2017)
Memorable: Coming third in the 100m backstroke at the (London 2016) European Championships, becoming the first Scottish woman to go under 60 seconds long course. (winningstudents-scotland.ac.uk, 25 Jul 2017)
Hero: Jamaican sprinter Usain BOLT and English sprinter Derek REDMOND (backarisingstar.wordpress.com, 24 Jul 2017)
Influence: "My parents, family and coach Darren ASHLEY have had the biggest influence so far, because they have supported and believed in me and pushed me to do better." (backarisingstar.wordpress.com, 24 Jul 2017)
Additional information

FIRST
Became the first Scottish woman under the one-minute mark in the 100m backstroke, when she swam 59.83 seconds in the semifinal at the 2016 European Championships in London, England. (swimswam.com, 26 Jul 2017)


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Legend

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

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