Simmonds named Young Paralympian of the Year
9 November 2012
Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds has been awarded with the accolade of Young Paralympian of the Year at the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year Awards.
At the glittering bash in London, Simmonds was recognised for her achievements throughout 2012 culminating with her winning four medals at the Paralympic Games.
Simmonds also became the first athlete to break a world record in the London Aquatics Centre, which was the stage for standout performances from athletes around the world during both the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.