Meet the Team - Nyree Kindred

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Get to know multiple Paralympic gold winner and 2012 Paralympian Nyree Kindred. Read her Tweets, view images, watch her in action and being interviewed, check out Nyree in numbers, see how her Paralympic rivals compare, and much more.

Nyree Kindred




Porth, Rhondda


5ft 3in

Training base

Leominster Kingfisher SC


Emma Patrick

Paralympic History

2008: Silver in S6 100m Backstroke, 4th in SB5 100m Breaststroke, 6th in S6 400m Freestyle, SM6 200m Individual Medley
2004: Gold in S6 100m Backstroke, 20pt 4x50m Medley Relay, Silver in SB5 100m Breaststroke, SM6 200m Individual Medley, Bronze in S6 400m Freestyle
2000: Silver in S6 100m Backstroke, Bronze in SB5 100m Breaststroke, 20pt 4x50m Medley Relay, 4th in SM6 200m Individual Medley

In Action

S6 100m Backstroke on 30th August

Did you know?

  • Nyree is married to fellow British Paralympic gold medallist Sascha Kindred and gave birth to their first daughter Ella in 2011.
  • She has kept a daily diary for the last 12 years.
  • Away from swimming, she's a huge fan of rugby union - particularly her home nation of Wales.

Nyree's Career

Nyree is preparing for her fourth Paralympic Games at London 2012, having won nine medals including two golds over the last three Games in Sydney, Athens and Beijing. While she has won international medals in SB5 100m Breaststroke, S6 400m Freestyle and SM6 200m Individual Medley, her greatest achievements have been over S6 100m Backstroke. Having won silver in the latter event on her Paralympic debut at Sydney 2000, she upgraded to gold four years later before winning silver again in Beijing. She has impressed at IPC World Championship level, claiming S6 100m Backstroke gold in 2002, 2006 and most recently in 2010. Nyree missed the 2011 season as she gave birth to her first child Ella with husband and fellow Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred. She returned to competitive action at the British Gas Swimming Championships 2012 where she booked her spot at her fourth Paralympics over 100m Backstroke.

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