|Name Lauren Steadman|
|Club Portsmouth Northsea Portsmouth Athletics Club|
Lauren steadman named british triathlon female paratriathlete of the year
Lauren Steadman (born 18 December 1992) is a British Paralympic athlete who has competed in three Summer Paralympics, in both swimming and the paratriathlon. She competed at both the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London as a swimmer, before switching to the paratriathlon for the 2016 Games in Rio where she won a silver medal in the Women's PT4.
- Lauren steadman named british triathlon female paratriathlete of the year
- Lauren Steadman Paralympic Triathlete
- Life career
- Paratriathlon career
Lauren Steadman Paralympic Triathlete
Steadman was born without a complete right arm in Peterborough in 1992. She has won medals in 2009 and in 2011 at the IPC European Championships. Her uncle was a triathlete and he suggested she try it.
In 2013 and 2014 she won medals at the European Championships Paratriathlon. In 2014, she won the London World Series Paratriathlon, gained a first class degree in Psychology and became the World Champion Paratriathlete in Edmonton, Canada.
Paratriathlon became an Olympic sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Steadman took the Silver medal behind Grace Norman of the USA.