Amy Marren burst on to the scene with some stand-out performances as a 13-year old, earning selection to her first Paralympic squad at London 2012.
She impressed on her Paralympic debut, finishing fourth in the S9 400m Freestyle and fifth in the S9 100m Backstroke.
Amy Marren Profile
|Date of Birth||14th August 1998|
|Classification||S9, SB9, SM9|
Having lifted her first British Gas Swimming Championship title over MC 100m Butterfly, she excelled at the IPC Worlds in Canada, winning four golds and two silvers including individual titles over S9 100m Fly and SM9 200m Individual Medley.
|Long Course S9 50m Freestyle||30.00||2014|
|Long Course S9 100m Freestyle||1:03.83||2013|
|Long Course S9 400m Freestyle||4:44.43||2013|
|Long Course S9 800m Freestyle||9:52.72||2013||BR|
|Long Course S9 100m Backstroke||1:10.98||2013|
|Long Course S9 100m Butterfly||1:10.07||2013||BR|
|Long Course SM9 200m Individual Medley||2:32.74||2013||ER|
|Long Course SM9 400m Individual Medley||5:25.75||2013||BR|
|Short Course S9 200m Freestyle||2:16.41||2014||BR|
|Short Course S9 200m Butterfly||2:32.23||2014||BR|
|Short Course S9 200m Backstroke||2:29.20||2014||BR|
|Short Course SM9 200m Individual Medley||2:32.16||2014||ER|
|Short Course SM9 400m Individual Medley||5:12.63||2014||BR|
|Paralympic Games||50m Freestyle (S9)||2012||31.02||10th|
|400m Freestyle (S9)||4:50.79||4th|
|100m Backstroke (S9)||1:14.31||5th|
|IPC World Championships||50m Freestyle (S9)||2013||30.08||4th|
|100m Freestyle (S9)||1:04.41||SILVER|
|100m Backstroke (S9)||1:10.98||SILVER|
|100m Butterfly (S9)||1:10.07||GOLD|
|200m Individual Medley (SM9)||2:33.95||GOLD|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pt)||4:27.95||GOLD|
|4x100m Medley Relay (34pt)||4:46.21||GOLD|
|IPC European Championships||50m Freestyle (S9)||2014||30.00||SILVER|
|400m Freestyle (S9)||4:47.66||SILVER|
|British Championships||SM10 200m Individual Medley||2014||2:34.64||GOLD|
|MC 50m Freestyle||2013||30.18||SILVER|
|MC 100m Freestyle||1:04.23||SILVER|
|MC 400m Freestyle||4:45.09||4th|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:12.98||5th|
|MC 100m Breaststroke||1:31.58||11th|
|MC 100m Butterfly||1:11.10||GOLD|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2:35.19||4th|
|MC 50m Freestyle||2012||31.69||13th|
|MC 100m Freestyle||1:07.06||14th|
|MC 400m Freestyle||5:01.22||15th|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:17.02||13th|
|MC 100m Breaststroke||1:33.27||16th|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2:43.63||12th|
|MC 50m Freestyle||2011||33.07||14th|
|MC 100m Freestyle||1:10.38||16th|
|MC 400m Freestyle||5:14.81||15th|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:21.45||13th|
|British Para-Swimming International Meet||MC 50m Freestyle||2014||30.11||5th|
|MC 100m Freestyle||1:03.90||6th|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2:34.80||6th|
|British International Disability Championships||MC 50m Freestyle||2013||30.06||GOLD|
|MC 100m Freestyle||1:03.88||GOLD|
|MC 400m Freestyle||4:44.43||5th|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:11.20||BRONZE|
|MC 100m Butterfly||1:12.14||SILVER|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2:32.74||4th|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2012||2:38.93||7th|
In The Pool
Favourite event: 200m IM
Finest ever performance: Qualifying for Paralympics 2012. It was totally unexpected.
Role models: Ellie Simmonds, Tom Daley, Kate Middleton.
My aspirations are: Worlds 2013, Rio 2016, Commonwealths 2014 and to keep enjoying my swimming
Out Of The Pool
If I wasn’t a swimmer I would be: A couch potato!!!
Life after swimming: To go to university for law degree.
Would most like to meet: Kate Middleton.
Most prized possession: My Chee Chee - a little monkey my grandad gave me before he died.
Biggest influence on career: My parents, nan and sister.
Sports: Swimming of course. Also synchro swimming, diving and gymnastics to watch.
Band/music: One Direction, Justin Bieber, Emily Sande, Ed Sheeran.
Food: Pasta, chicken, muffins and strawberries.
Hobbies: Cinema with friends, long walks with my dog Paddy, lazy days at home, and sleeping.