Chloe Davies’ breakthrough moment came in 2011 when she broke the British S14 short course 200m Backstroke record at the tender age of 12.
In the same year she helped herself to a silver in MC 200m Freestyle and bronze in MC 100m Backstroke at the British Gas ASA National Youth Championships.
Chloe Davies Profile
|Date of Birth||15th December 1998|
|Classification||S14, SB14, SM14|
She impressed on her Paralympic debut, qualifying with the fastest time from the heats for the S14 100m Backstroke, eventually finishing within the top five.
Her rapid progress continued in 2014 as she was selected for the British team for the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships, going on to take bronze in the S14 200m Individual Medley, Davies’ first medal at a major international meet.
|Long Course S14 200m Freestyle||2:15.00||2013|
|Long Course S14 50m Backstroke||33.64||2013|
|Long Course S14 100m Backstroke||1:08.81||2013||BR|
|Long Course S14 200m Backstroke||2:28.23||2013||BR|
|Long Course SM14 200m Individual Medley||2:32.05||2013||BR|
|Short Course S14 50m Backstroke||32.33||2012||BR|
|Short Course S14 100m Backstroke||1:07.05||2014||BR|
|Short Course S14 200m Backstroke||2:26.03||2012||BR|
|Short Course S14 200m Individual Medley||2:30.41||2014|
|Short Course S14 400m Individual Medley||5:38.67||2011||BR|
|Paralympic Games||200m Freestyle (S14)||2012||2:18.10||9th|
|100m Backstroke (S14)||1:10.10||5th|
|IPC World Championships||200m Freestyle (S14)||2013||2:16.57||6th|
|100m Backstroke (S14)||1:08.93||4th|
|100m Breaststroke (SB14)||1:28.45||13th|
|200m Individual Medley (SM14)||2:32.83||BRONZE|
|IPC European Championships||100m Backstroke (S14)||2014||1:08.83||4th|
|British Championships||MC 200m Freestyle||2012||2:17.86||BRONZE|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:13.07||5th|
|British International Disability Championships||MC 200m Freestyle||2013||2:15.00||BRONZE|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:08.81||SILVER|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2:32.05||SILVER|
|MC 200m Freestyle||2012||2:18.76||BRONZE|
|MC 100m Backstroke||1:10.87||5th|
IN THE POOL
Favourite event: 100m backstroke
Finest ever performance: 100m backstroke heat at London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Role models: Rebecca Adlington/ Ellie Simmonds
My aspirations are: To be the best I can be and enjoy my swimming and help children who have disabilities to believe that everyone can achieve their dreams.
OUT OF THE POOL
Tip for the top: Train hard, eat well, sleep and enjoy every minute
Life after swimming: I would like to be a swimming teacher.
Most prized possession: Tom Daley’s autograph that Gem got for me
Biggest influence on career: My whole family, my mum , dad and Sister Emma and my swimming friends Paige Fellows , Sophie Sutton and Will Crudgington
Sports: I love all sport
Band/music: Ed Sheeran
Food: I LOVE Pasta and squid
Hobbies: Chilling at home, seeing my friends.