Sarah Rose (swimmer)

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Sarah Rose
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Sarah Rose in November 2012
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born 18 February 1986
Sydney, New South Wales
Sport
Sport Swimming

Sarah Rose (born 18 February 1986) is a Paralympic swimming competitor from Australia. She was born in Sydney with dwarfism.[1][2] At the 2004 Athens Games, she competed in four events and won a bronze medal in the Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 event.[3] At the 2008 Beijing Games she competed in four events.

At the 2006 IPC Swimming World Championships, she won a silver medal in the Women's 50m Butterfly S6.[2]

Rose with Ellie Cole and Jason Hellwig at the 2012 Australian Paralympian of the Year ceremony

In 2012, she made a comeback after a serious back injury and achieved her aim of selection for the Australian team to represent at the 2012 London Games.[4][5]

She was an Australian Institute of Sport paralympic swimming scholarship holder from 2004 to 2009.[6] She works as an administrative assistant for The House with No Steps, an organisation set up to help the disabled.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Paralympic Committee (2008). Media guide : 2004 Athens Paralympic Games. Sydney, Australia: Australian Paralympic Committee. 
  2. ^ a b c "Athlete Profile - Sarah Rose". IPC Swimming Website. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Showdown for London berths". Sydney Unio Sport & Fitness. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Paralympic swim team revealed". Australian Swimming Website. Australian Swimming. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "AIS Roll of Honour for the Paralympics". Australian Sports Commission Website. Retrieved 2 April 2012.