Harriet Lee - Huntingdon

Swimming 100m Breaststroke

Fact File

Name: Harriet Lee
Event: 100m Breaststroke
Born: Huntingdon
Lives: Peterborough
Date of Birth: 06/05/1991


In her international debut at the 2010 World Championships, Harriet won gold in the 100m Breaststroke (SB9); her greatest achievement yet.

London will be her first Paralympic Games. Harriet first went swimming when she was a baby and has now been competing for 11 years.

She currently trains with City of Peterborough swimming club. She describes her sporting influences as Jane Tomlinson and Lance Armstrong.

Most recently, Harriet produced some strong performances at the 2012 British Championships in London, where she won a gold medal in the 100m Breaststroke (SB9), her favourite event.

After she has finished competing, Harriet hopes to work as a physiotherapist. She has beckwith-wiedemann syndrome.

Key Dates

Sat Sept 8th 09.40 Heats
Sat Sept 9th 17.36 Final