Sarah Price

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Sarah Price
Personal information
Full name Sarah Jane Price
Nationality British
Born (1979-04-19) 19 April 1979 (age 35)
Enfield, Greater London
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kilograms (146 lb)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke
College team Loughborough University

Sarah Price (born 19 April 1979 in North London) is a former backstroke swimmer from the United Kingdom. She began her swimming career at the Potters Bar club, and turned professional aged fifteen. She set her first British record in 1997 in the 50 m backstroke. She also swam for Barnet Copthall Swimming Club, before ending her career at Loughborough University.

In 2001, at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Riesa, Germany, Price set a world record in the 200 m backstroke winning gold.[1] At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, she won gold medals in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke races,[2] and bronze in the 50 m race and the medley relay. At the 2004 Summer Olympics she cut her leg on an underwater camera and was eliminated as a result.[3] Price retired in March 2005.


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