Participants

Paige LEONHARDT

Paige LEONHARDT
    Swimming
Birth Date:  21 Sep 2000
Place of Birth:  PENRITH
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  17
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
SB9,SM10

Events and Medals


Paige LEONHARDT - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 7 Apr 11:05
Women's SM10 200m Individual Medley Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 21:33
Gold Medal Event Women's SM10 200m Individual Medley Final
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 11:24
Women's SB9 100m Breaststroke Heat 1
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:22
Gold Medal Event Women's SB9 100m Breaststroke Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle S10 5h1 0:30.00
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Freestyle S10 6h2 1:07.24
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Backstroke S10 7h1 1:16.11
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Breaststroke SB9 6 1:20.44
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Butterfly S10 6 1:10.55
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 200m Individual Medley SM10 4h1 2:39.57

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

CLUB: Rob HINDMARSH (AUS) (Athlete, 28 Feb 2018)


Reason: Swimming at school and joining surf squad. Enjoyed it and continued. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: "Remembered at every meet I go to for giving everything, whether it's a PB or medal." (Athlete, 28 Feb 2018)
Memorable: Top six finish in both 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Wheelchair rugby player, Ryley BATT (AUS). “Mentor, support and friend.â€? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Her parents. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: Listen to five particular songs. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Involved in a car accident at the age of five, being thrown from the vehicle. Her injuries were severe, requiring four years of recovery with spinal taps, MRIs and operations to remove fluid from her brain. Had haemorrhages behind the eyes and now suffers from drusens, yellow deposits under the retinas. Continues to suffer hemiplegia on her right side, as well as intracranial hypertension, epilepsy and autism. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)

QUEENSLANDER
Moved with her family from Port Macquarie, NSW, to Mount Cotton, QLD, in January 2017. (redlandcitybulletin.com.au, 7 Apr 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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