Sara made her Paralympic debut at London 2012, where she became a bronze medallist in the women's class 1-3 Team event.
- Class 3 Singles, class 1-3 Team (with Jane Campbell)
- Home Town:
- Pontypridd, Glamorgan
- National Sport Centre Cardiff/EIS Sheffield
- Date Of Birth:
- 12th April 1980
- Games Attended:
- London 12
Sara has been playing Table Tennis for over 10 years. She was originally focused on Wheelchair Basketball, however when her boyfriend introduced her to Table Tennis she secretly took lessons to try and beat him, in the process discovering that she had a talent for the sport.
In addition to Paralympic competition, highlights of her career so far include winning the bronze medal in the Team class 1-3 event at the 2010 World Championships in Gwangju, Korea and winning a gold medal in the women’s Team class 3 event at the 2011 European Championships.
At London 2012, Sara reached the semi-finals of the women's Class 3 Singles competition, where she was beaten by the experienced Slovakian player Alena Lanova to finish in 4th place.
In the class 1-3 Team event, Sara continued her successful partnership with Jane Campbell and, after an epic five-match battle against Turkey in the final - where the duo nearly exited the competition - the pair faced a strong Italian team in the bronze medal match. In another tightly fought competition, the pair triumphed, bringing home bronze for ParalympicsGB.
"To be down and to come back and win a Paralympic medal is just incredible."Sara Head
- 2012 London Paralympic Games
Women's Singles, class 3: 4th
Women's Team, class 1-3 (with Jane Campbell GBR): bronze
- 2012 Slovenia Open, Lasko, Slovenia
- Women's Team, class 3 (with Jane Campbell GBR): bronze
- 2012 China Open, Beijing, China
Women's Singles, class 1-3: silver
Women's Team, class 1-3 (with Jane Campbell): silver
- 2012 Lignano Open, Lignano, Italy
Women's Singles, class 3: bronze
Women's Team, class 1-3: bronze
- 2011 European Championships, Split, Croatia
- Women's Team class 3 (with Jane Campbell GBR): gold
- 2010 World Championships, Gwangju, Korea
- Women's Team class 1-3 (with Jane Campbell and Cathy Mitton GBR): gold
- 2009 European Championships, Genoa, Italy
Women's Team class 3 (with Jane Campbell and Leanne Stephen GBR) : bronze