Athletes

Olivia Breen

After three seasons of competition, Olivia made her Paralympic debut at London 2012.

  • Events:
    Athletics
  • Home Town:
    Guildford
  • Lives:
    Liphook, Hampshire
  • Trains:
    Portsmouth
  • Date Of Birth:
    26/07/1996
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

At the 2012 IPC Athletics European Championships in Stadskanaal, Holland, Olivia won two bronze medals in the T38 100m and 200m.

On her Paralympic debut for ParalympicsGB, Olivia qualified for the final of both of her individual events, finishing 5th in the T38 100m and 8th in the T38 200m.

She also earned her first Paralympic medal as part of the women's T35/38 4x100m relay with Jenny McLoughlin, Katrina Hart and Bethy Woodward. Olivia got the quartet off to a strong start, helping them to secure the bronze medal behind Russia and China with a time of 56.08.

At the end of 2012, Olivia was shortlisted for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • T38 100m: 5th
    T38 200m: 8th
    T35/38 4x100m: bronze
     
  • 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships, Lyon, France
  • T38 100m: 5th
    T38 200m: 5th
  • 2012 IPC Athletics European Championships, Stadskanaal, Holland
  • T38 100m: bronze
    T38 200m: bronze

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