Lakeisha Patterson

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  • Birth Place

    Wodonga

  • Birth State

    QLD

  • Year of Birth

    1999

  • Height

    169cm

Languages Spoken:

No

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

Studying yr 12 at St Columbans College

Club details:

Lawnton Swim Club

Why did you begin your sport?

Started swimming as therapy for muscles, progressed from there, passion grew.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

I wear my ring which says luck and green emerald earings.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Winning GOLD at Paralympic Games - 400m FS S8 in a world record!!!

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Jessica Long - USA - overcome so many obstacles, inspires next generation. Met her last year.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

Mother - support, and sacrifices she has made for me.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Sleeping & eating, hanging out with friends

What is your sporting ambition?

Continually improve myself and better times to Tokyo.