Athletes

Sophie Kamlish

Sophie made her Paralympic debut at London 2012, competing in the T44 100m and 200m sprints.

  • Events:
    Athletics, Swimming
  • Home Town:
    London
  • Lives:
    Bath
  • Trains:
    University of Bath
  • Date Of Birth:
    20/08/1996
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

Sophie first got involved in sport at a Playground to Podium event held at the University of Bath in spring 2011, a BPA supported intitiative which helps to identify young disabled athletes.

She enjoyed the feeling of jumping and running fast and competed in her first competition in June of that year, and since July she has been coached by Rob Ellchuck, working on both sprint and Long Jump disciplines.

On her Games debut at London 2012, Sophie qualified for the first Paralympic final of her career in the T44 100m where she placed 5th, and she subsequently recorded a personal best time of 29.08 in the final of the T44 200m, where she placed 6th.

In addition to Athletics, Sophie enjoys Wheelchair Basketball, having previously competed in Junior League Finals.

Outside of Athletics, Sophie has ambitions to develop a career as an author and illustrator.

Sophie is a lower-limb amputee.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • T44 100m: 5th
    T44 200m: 6th
     
  • 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships, Lyon, France
  • T44 100m: 4th
    T44 200m: Bronze

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