Athletes

Hazel Robson

Hazel has competed at an international level in Athletics since she made her international debut at the 1998 World Championships in Birmingham, UK, where she won a 400m silver medal in the T36 400m and a bronze in the T36 100m.

  • Events:
    Athletics
  • Home Town:
    Sunderland
  • Lives:
    Houghton-le-Spring, Durham
  • Trains:
    Jarrow and Hebburn
  • Date Of Birth:
    22/08/1979
  • Games Attended:
    London 12, Beijing 08, Athens 04, Sydney 00

She cites her greatest sporting achievement as the gold medal that she won when making her Paralympic debut in 2000 in Sydney.

Four years later in Athens she was a double silver medallist and she produced another successful performance to win bronze in both the T36 100m and 200m events in Beijing, where she competed under her married name of Simpson.

At London 2012, Hazel reached the final of both of her events, narrowly missing out on a medal in the T36 200m where she finished 4th.

Prior to competing in Athletics, Hazel also used to enjoy Swimming and horse riding.

Hazel has cerebral palsy.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • T36 100m: 7th
    T36 200m: 4th
  • 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games
  • T36 100m: bronze
    T36 200m: bronze
  • 2004 Athens Paralympic Games
  • T36 100m: silver
    T36 200m: silver
  • 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games
  • T36 100m: gold
  • 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • T36 100m: silver
    T36 200m: 4th
    T35-T38 4x100m relay: bronze
     

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