Katy Sexton MBE

10 January 2011

Sport/Event > Swimming

Date of Birth >
1982

Height > 1.80m

Weight > 68kg

Occupation > Student

Clubs >
Portsmouth Northsea

Biography >
Katy began her swimming career by coming third at the European Youth Olympics in 1995. Her first GB selection was 1997 and from that she went on to become World Champion in 2003.

Competitive Record >
Personal Best
Long Course
50m Backstroke 29.11 (03)
100m Backstroke 1.00.49 (03) BR
200m Backstroke 2.08.74 (03) BR

Short Course

50m Backstroke 28.74 (01)
200m Backstroke 2.08.13 (01)
100m Backstroke 1.00.04 (00)

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
Olympic Games
Long Course 2004 13th 100m Backstroke 1.01.96
7th 200m Backstroke 2.12.11
2000 =10th 100m Backstroke 1.02.35
7th 4×100m Medley Relay 4.07.61 (1.02.05)
World Championships
Long Course 2005 12th 200m Backstroke 2.13.41
10th 4×100m Medley Relay 4.07.71
2003 24th 50m Backstroke 29.85
SILVER 100m Backstroke 1.00.86
GOLD 200m Backstroke 2.08.74
8th 4×100m Medley Relay 4.10.69 (1.01.96)
2001 15th 100m Backstroke 1.03.16
10th 200m Backstroke 2.14.37
1998 21st 100m Backstroke 1.04.59
Short Course 1999 16th 50m Backstroke 29.44
17th 100m Backstroke 1.02.30
9th 200m Backstroke 2.13.17
European Championships
Long Course 2006 9th 100m Backstroke 1.02.42
12th 50m Backstroke 29.45
1999 12th 50m Backstroke 30.39
6th 100m Backstroke 1.03.07
4th 200m Backstroke 2.14.25
BRONZE 4×100m Medley Relay 4.09.18 (1.03.21)
1997 5th 200m Backstroke 2.14.68
Short Course 2003 14th 50m Backstroke 28.76
14th 100m Backstroke 1.00.98
2000 8th 50m Backstroke 28.99
SILVER 100m Backstroke 1.00.04
1999 13th 50m Backstroke 29.31
4th 100m Backstroke 1.00.89
12th 200m Backstroke 2.14.66
BRONZE 4×50m Medley Relay (29.24)
1998 16th 50m Backstroke 29.80
8th 100m Backstroke 1.01.98
Commonwealth Games
Long Course 2006 6th 100m Backstroke 1.02.16
8th 200m Backstroke 2.15.91
8th 50m Backstroke 30.05
2002 9th 50m Backstroke 29.69
12th 100m Backstroke 1.03.37
BRONZE 200m Backstroke 2.12.01
1998 GOLD 200m Backstroke 2.13.18
Junior European Championships
Long Course 1997 SILVER 100m Backstroke 1.03.70
9th 200m Backstroke 2.17.39
DOMESTIC EVENTS
Olympic Trials
Long Course 2004 GOLD 100m Backstroke 1.01.16
GOLD 200m Backstroke 2.11.48
RECORDS HELD
Commonwealth Records
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.08.74 -26/07/03
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.09.27 -23/03/03
100m Backstroke L.C. 1.00.49 -20/03/03
British Records
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.08.74 -26/07/03
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.09.27 -23/03/03
100m Backstroke L.C. 1.00.49 -20/03/03
200m Backstroke S.C. 2.08.13 -17/01/01
100m Backstroke L.C. 1.01.80 -27/07/00
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.13.00 -28/03/00
50m Backstroke L.C. 29.94 -11/07/99
200m Backstroke L.C. 2.13.18 -17/09/98
100m Backstroke Junior S.C. 1.01.77 -15/03/98
50m Backstroke Junior S.C. 29.40 -14/03/98
200m Backstroke Junior S.C. 2.10.31 -14/03/98
50m Backstroke Junior L.C. 30.47 -31/05/97
100m Backstroke Junior L.C. 1.03.70 -01/08/97

Profile and photo sourced from www.britishswimming.org website.

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