Participants

Alice TAI

Alice TAI
    Swimming
Birth Date:  31 Jan 1999
Place of Birth:  POOLE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  19
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
S9

Events and Medals


Alice TAI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:41
Women's S9 100m Backstroke Heat 1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:43
Gold Medal Event Women's S9 100m Backstroke Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 11:19
Women's S9 100m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:36
Gold Medal Event Women's S9 100m Freestyle Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle 34 pts 4 4:26.95
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley 34 pts 1 4:45.23
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Freestyle S10 4h2 1:04.32
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Backstroke S10 3 1:09.39
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Butterfly S10 7 1:11.92

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 pts 3 4:29.83
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 pts 1 4:52.89
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Freestyle S10 Heats 29.60
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Backstroke S10 3 1:08.46
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Butterfly S10 3 1:09.57
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Freestyle S10 Heats 1:04.73
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 400m Freestyle S10 Heats 4:56.84

Occupation: Athlete, student (paralympics.org, 18 Sep 2016)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Graeme SMITH (SCO) (paralympic.org, 10 Jan 2018)


Sporting relatives

Younger brother, Christian, is a top-ranked able-bodied swimmer. (bournemouthecho.co.uk, 9 Dec 2011)


Reason: Introduced to swimming for physiotherapy reasons. "Then, when I was a bit older, I realised I could be classified as a disability swimmer, so I started training and competing." (paralympic.org, 10 Jan 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born with severe bilateral talipes (club foot) and has undergone more than a dozen operations to help correct the condition. (paralympic.com, 8 Sep 2017)


WORLD BEST
Set a world record (1:07.66) in the S9 100m backstroke at the 2017 British Para-Swimming International Meet 2017. (swimming.org, 29 Apr 2017)


TORCHBEARER
Chosen to be one of the torchbearers for the London 2012 Olympic Games. (bbc.com, 8 Dec 2011)


MBE
Appointed a Member of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year's Honours list. (paralympic.org, 31 Dec 2016)


AWARDS
Named 2016 Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year. (swimming.org, 23 Mar 2017)


TALENT
Plays lead guitar in rock band Crossed Lines, based in Manchester, England. (Twitter, 15 Dec 2017)


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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