Participants

Ashleigh MCCONNELL

Ashleigh MCCONNELL
    Swimming
Birth Date:  26 Mar 1996
Place of Birth:  EAST MELBOURNE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  22
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
S9

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Women's S9 100m Backstroke 3 Bronze

Ashleigh MCCONNELL - 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

Biographical Information


Nickname: Ash (swimming.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)
Hobbies

Baking, dressing up her cats (paralympic.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)


Occupation: Student (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: Business at RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Alex HIRSCHAUER (swimming.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)


Reason: Learned to swim at four in the hope it would encourage her older sister to learn as well. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)
Ambition: Win more medals. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Winning gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Paralympic champion swimmer, Matthew COWDREY (AUS) (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born without left forearm. (paralympic.org.au, 7 Mar 2018)


AWARD
Received the Medal of the Order of Australia in January 2017, in recognition of her gold medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (paralympic.org, 28 Jan 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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