London 2012

Hannah Russell

Hannah Russell will make her Paralympic debut at London 2012.

The Team GB Paralympian trains at Guildford Swimming Club. This year has seen her set world short course records in the 400m Freestyle (S12) and 100m Backstroke (S12) at the 2012 Junior and Youth Swimming Championships (25m).

Fascinating Facts

  • Hannah has a visual impairment.
  • Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington is one of her sporting inspirations.
  • She also enjoys athletics and previously competed in Biathle (athletics and swimming) events.

At the 2012 British Championships in London, Russell won the silver medal in the 400m Freestyle (S12) as well as gold in the 100m Backstroke (S12).

This success sets her on the right path for more sporting glory this summer at her home Paralympic Games.

Hannah Russell

  • DOB: 5/8/1996
  • Event: Swimming
  • Residence: Chertsey, Surrey