Sarah Barrow started her career under Andy Banks’ watch at Plymouth Diving Club, breaking into the junior GB set-up in 2003 then winning British Championship gold in 2005.
Sarah Barrow Profile
|Date of Birth||22nd October 1988|
|Team/Club||Plymouth Diving Club|
Barrow started a 10m Synchro partnership with Tonia Couch in 2010, enjoying immediate success as they took Grand Prix bronze in Fort Lauderdale then finished fourth at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
After finishing fourth at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, Barrow and Couch broke through in 2012 with World Cup bronze at London Aquatics Centre then European gold in Eindhoven.
The 2013 season saw more success for Barrow as she won 10m Synchro silver at the European Championships and secured her best individual international results with fourth at both the Europeans and World Championships.
|Olympic Games||10m Synchro||2012||321.72||5th|
|World Championships||10m Platform||2013||346.45||4th|
|European Championships||10m Platform||2013||319.25||4th|
|Commonwealth Games||10m Platform||2014||315.80||9th|
|FINA Diving World Cup||10m Platform||2014||307.30||11th|
|European Champions Cup||10m Synchro||2006||280.90||5th|
|World Junior Championships||10m Platform (Group A)||2006||390.30||6th|
|European Junior Championships||10m Platform (Group A)||2006||364.30||6th|
|British Gas Diving Championships||10m Platform||2013||297.25||SILVER|
|British Gas National Cup||10m Platform||2014||351.50||GOLD|
In the Pool
Favourite event: 10m synchro because I get to work with Tonia Couch and 10m individual because its very competitive
Finest ever performance: Winning bronze with Tonia Couch at the 2012 FINA World Cup
Role models: Mo Farah
My aspirations are: To win an Olympic Medal .
Out of the Pool
If I wasn’t a diver I would be: Working in a hospital
Tip for the top: Always enjoy yourself, the more you have fun the more you want to do well
Life after diving: Who knows!?
Would most like to meet: Rob Brydon and Sarah Millican – they make me laugh (comedians)
Most prized possession: My phone
Biggest influence on career: My coaches Andy (Banks) and Ady (Hinchliffe) and my parents
Sports: I follow all sports
Band/music: Varied music taste but not rock
Hobbies: Watching movies and shopping