Sarah Price

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Sarah Price
Personal information
Full name Sarah Jane Price
National team  Great Britain
Born (1979-04-19) 19 April 1979 (age 38)
Enfield, London, England
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
College team Loughborough University

Sarah Jane Price (born 19 April 1979) is an English former backstroke swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and competed for England in the Commonwealth Games. She began her swimming career at the Potters Bar club, and turned professional aged 15. She set her first British record in 1997 in the 50-metre 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, Price set a world record in the 200-metre backstroke winning gold.[1] At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, she won gold medals in the 100-metre and 200-metre backstroke races,[2] and bronze in the 50-metre race and the 4×100-metre medley relay. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, she cut her leg on an underwater camera and was eliminated as a result.[3] Price retired in March 2005.

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