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Loughborough University

London 2012 Games

Our athletes

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  • Emma Hollis

    Emma Hollis

    Geography student Emma Hollis is on full steam ahead for the London 2012 Paralympic Games, splitting her time between training and her degree, and loving every minute.

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  • Richard Smith

    Richard Smith

    How to successfully manage a degree and sport can be illustrated in the case of graduate and England & Great Britain hockey international Richard Smith.

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  • Laurie Williams

    Laurie Williams

    With the London 2012 Games inching ever closer, wheelchair basketball player Laurie Williams is counting down the days to the biggest tournament of her career.

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  • Roberto Pavoni

    Roberto Pavoni

    Swimming since the age of six, his talent was immediately recognisable, breaking numerous records at St. Helens Junior School. Needless to say, ‘Robbie’ was going places.

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Selected athletes

  • Awaiting photo

    Jonathan Adams paralympics

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    F34 shot putt
    Previous Games
    -
  • Abdul Buhari

    Abdul Buhari athletics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Discus
    Previous Games
    -
  • Maria Bertelli

    Maria Bertelli volleyball

    Graduated in Physical Education and Sports Science at Loughborough University and former sports scholar

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s volleyball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Sophie Bradley football

    Former Loughborough College Student and previously a member of the FA Women’s Player Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Rachel Bragg

    Rachel Bragg volleyball

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s volleyball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Richard Buck

    Richard Buck athletics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4 x 400 metres
    Previous Games
    -
  • Michelle Carey

    Michelle Carey athletics

    Based at Loughborough

    Representing
    Ireland
    Event
    4x400m
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Awaiting photo

    Karen Carney football

    Former Loughborough College student and previously a member of the FA National Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Laurent Carnol

    Laurent Carnol swimming

    Studying Chemistry and current sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Luxembourg
    Event
    200m and 100m Breaststroke
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Nick Caitlin

    Nicholas Catlin hockey

    Played for Loughborough Students Men's Hockey Club

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Libby Clegg paralympics

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    T12 100m and 200m
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Awaiting photo

    Joanne Cuddihy athletics

    Formerly based at Loughborough

    Representing
    Ireland
    Event
    400m and 4x400m
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • James Dasaolu

    James Dasaolu athletics

    Former Loughborough College student based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    100 metres and 4x100 metres
    Previous Games
    -
  • Ross Davenport

    Ross Davenport swimming

    Based at Loughborough with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Awaiting photo

    Natasha Davies paralympics

    Studying Geography and Management at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Wheelchair Basketball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Luol Deng

    Luol Deng basketball

    Loughborough University honorary graduate

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Basketball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Kate Dennison

    Kate Dennison athletics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Pole vault
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Emily Diamond

    Emily Diamond athletics

    Studying Sport and Exercise Science and current sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4x400 metres
    Previous Games
    -
  • Lisa Dobriskey

    Lisa Dobriskey athletics

    Graduated in English and former sports scholar at Loughborough University. Based at Loughborough with UKA.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    1500 metres
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Daniel Fogg

    Daniel Fogg swimming

    Former Loughborough College student based at Loughborough with British Swimming. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    1500m Freestyle and 10km Open Water
    Previous Games
    -
  • Robbie Grabarz

    Robbie Grabarz athletics

    Former Loughborough College student and trains at Loughborough. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    High jump
    Previous Games
    -
  • Dan Greaves

    Dan Greaves paralympics

    Graduated with a BSc Sport and Exercise Science and a MSc Sport and Leisure Management from Loughborough University. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    F44 discus
    Previous Games
    Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Lucy Hall

    Lucy Hall triathlon

    Current sports scholar and Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Triathlon
    Previous Games
    -
  • Fran Halsall

    Francesca Halsall swimming

    Based at Loughborough University with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    100m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle & 4 x 100m Freestyle
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Judith Hamer

    Judith Hamer paralympics

    Studying the Science and Engineering Foundation Programme and current sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Wheelchair Basketball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Angela Hannah

    Angela Hannah canoe-sprint

    Graduated in Human Biology at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    K4 500m
    Previous Games
    -
  • Jessica Harrison

    Jessica Harrison triathlon

    Graduated in Physical Education and Sports Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    France
    Event
    Triathlon
    Previous Games
    -
  • Stuart Hayes

    Stuart Hayes triathlon

    Based at Loughborough with British Triathlon

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Triathlon
    Previous Games
    -
  • Kate Haywood

    Kate Haywood swimming

    Formerly based at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    100 metres Breaststroke
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Liam Heath

    Liam Heath canoe-sprint

    Graduated in Industrial Design and Technology and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Men's K2 200m
    Previous Games
    -
  • Sophie Hitchon

    Sophie Hitchon athletics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hammer
    Previous Games
    -
  • Vicky Holland

    Vicky Holland triathlon

    Graduated in Human Biology at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Triathlon
    Previous Games
    -
  • Emma Hollis

    Emma Hollis paralympics

    Studying Geography and current sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Swimming
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Steph Houghton football

    Former Loughborough College student and previously a member of the FA Women’s Player Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Ava Hutchinson athletics

    Former Loughborough University student based at Loughborough

    Representing
    Ireland
    Event
    Marathon
    Previous Games
    -
  • Joanne Jackson

    Joanne Jackson swimming

    Based at Loughborough with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400m Freestyle and 4 x 200m Freestyle
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Glen Kirkham

    Glenn Kirkham hockey

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Crystal Lane

    Crystal Lane paralympics

    Studying for an MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    C5 Individual Pursuit (Track)/C5 Time Trial (Road)/C4-5 Road Race
    Previous Games
    -
  • Rachel Laybourne

    Rachel Laybourne volleyball

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s volleyball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Iain Lewers

    Iain Lewers hockey

    Played for Loughborough Students Men's Hockey Club

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Steve Lewis

    Steve Lewis athletics

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Pole vault
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Mervyn Luckwell

    Mervyn Luckwell athletics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Javelin
    Previous Games
    -
  • Iain Mackay

    Iain Mackay hockey

    Graduated in Banking, Finance and Management and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Hannah MacLeod

    Hannah MacLeod hockey

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Caitlin McClatchey

    Caitlin McClatchey swimming

    Graduated in Politics and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4 x 200m Freestyle
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Lee McConnell

    Lee McConnell athletics

    Graduated in Physical Education Sports Science and Recreation Management and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400 metres and 4x400 metres
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Nick McCormick

    Nick McCormick athletics

    Current sports scholar and Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    5000 metres
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Aaron McKibbin paralympics

    Current Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Table Tennis
    Previous Games
    -
  • Barry Middleton

    Barry Middleton hockey

    Graduate in Sport and Exercise Science at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Lizzie Neave

    Lizzie Neave canoe-slalom

    Graduated in Psychology and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s K1 kayak single
    Previous Games
    -
  • Melanie Nocher

    Melanie Nocher swimming

    Former sports scholar and Loughborough College student based at Loughborough

    Representing
    Ireland
    Event
    200m Backstroke
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Sam Oldham

    Sam Oldham gymnastics-artistic

    Based at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Gymnastics
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Julie Page basketball

    Former Loughborough University student and sports scholar

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Basketball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Barbara Parker

    Barbara Parker athletics

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    5000 metres and 3000 metres SC
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Roberto Pavoni

    Roberto Pavoni swimming

    Former Loughborough University student and sports scholar based at Loughborough with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400m Individual Medley and 200m Butterfly
    Previous Games
    -
  • John Pearce

    John Pearce handball

    Former Loughborough University student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Handball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    David Phillipson paralympics

    Former Loughborough College student and trains at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Wheelchair tennis
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Awaiting photo

    Claire Rafferty football

    Graduated in Economics at Loughborough University and former member of the FA Women’s Player Development Centre at the University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women's Football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Stefanie Reid paralympics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    T44 100m, T44 200m, and F44 long jump
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Joe Roebuck

    Joe Roebuck swimming

    Former Loughborough College student based at Loughborough with British Swimming. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400m Individual Medley, 200m Individual Medley and 200m Butterfly
    Previous Games
    -
  • Martyn Rooney

    Martyn Rooney athletics

    Former Loughborough College student based at Loughborough with UKA. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400m and 4x400m
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Sam Ruddock

    Sam Ruddock paralympics

    Graduated in International Relations at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    T35 100m and 200m
    Previous Games
    -
  • Nicola Sanders

    Nicola Sanders athletics

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4x400 metres
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Goldie Sayers

    Goldie Sayers athletics

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Javelin
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Jon Schofield

    Jon Schofield canoe-sprint

    Graduated in Human Biology and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Men's K2 200m
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Jill Scott football

    Former Loughborough College student and previously a member of the FA National Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Lizzie Simmonds

    Lizzie Simmonds swimming

    Based at Loughborough University with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    200m Backstroke
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Alex Smith

    Alex Smith athletics

    Former Loughborough College student and former sports scholar

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hammer
    Previous Games
    -
  • Amy Smith

    Amy Smith swimming

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science at Loughborough University and based at Loughborough with British Swimming. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle and 4 x100m Freestyle
    Previous Games
    -
  • Richard Smith

    Richard Smith hockey

    Graduated in Maths and Sports Science at Loughborough University, currently studying for an MSc in Business Analysis Management at the University. Current sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Seyi Smith

    Seyi Smith athletics

    Graduated with a BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and an MSc Renewable Energy Systems Technology at Loughborough University. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Canada
    Event
    4 x 100m relay
    Previous Games
    -
  • Sarah Stevenson

    Sarah Stevenson taekwondo

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    -67
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Hannah Stodel

    Hannah Stodel paralympics

    Former Loughborough University student and sports scholar

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Sonar
    Previous Games
    Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Casey Stone

    Casey Stoney football

    Former Loughborough College student and previously member of the FA National Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Clare Strange

    Clare Strange paralympics

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Wheelchair basketball
    Previous Games
    Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Liam Tancock

    Liam Tancock swimming

    Former Loughborough College student and based at Loughborough with British Swimming. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    100m backstroke
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Jennifer Taylor

    Jennifer Taylor volleyball

    Graduated in Physical Education and Sports Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s volleyball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Chris Thompson

    Chris Thompson athletics

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    10,000 metres
    Previous Games
    -
  • Awaiting photo

    Kieran Tscherniawsky paralympics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    F33 discus
    Previous Games
    -
  • Andy Turner

    Andy Turner athletics

    Former Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    110 metres hurdles
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Grant Turner

    Grant Turner swimming

    Based at Loughborough University with British Swimming

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    4 x 100 metres freestyle relay
    Previous Games
    -
  • Laura Unsworth

    Laura Unsworth hockey

    Currently studying Accounting and Financial Management at Loughborough University. Former sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Dan West

    Dan West paralympics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    F34 shot putt
    Previous Games
    Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
  • Awaiting photo

    Ellen White football

    Former Loughborough College student and previously a member of the FA National Development Centre at Loughborough

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s football
    Previous Games
    -
  • Nicola White

    Nicola White hockey

    Current Loughborough College student

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    -
  • Richard Whitehead

    Richard Whitehead paralympics

    Based at Loughborough with UKA

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    T42 100m and 200m
    Previous Games
    Turin 2006
  • Lucy Wicks

    Lucy Wicks volleyball

    Graduated in Sport and Exercise Science and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Women’s volleyball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Claire Williams

    Claire Williams paralympics

    Graduated in Psychology at Loughborough University and currently studying for a MRes Psychology at the University. Current sports scholar.

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    F12 discus
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008
  • Laurie Williams

    Laurie Williams paralympics

    Studying Social Psychology and current sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Wheelchair Basketball
    Previous Games
    -
  • Rhys Williams

    Rhys Williams athletics

    Graduated in Sports Science with Management and former sports scholar at Loughborough University

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    400 metres hurdles
    Previous Games
    -
  • Alastair Wilson

    Alastair Wilson hockey

    Played for Loughborough Students Men's Hockey Club

    Representing
    Great Britain
    Event
    Hockey
    Previous Games
    Beijing 2008