Swimming – backstroke. Senior Performance Squad.
Date and Place of Birth >
1983, Bristol, UK
Suffered an ankle injury just three days before she was due to compete at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, but was determined to compete there.
Karen has a degree in Human Biology and is currently studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath.
Competitive Record >
European SC Champs: 6th 200m backstroke, Reisa 2002
Olympic Trials: silver 200m bacskstroke, 6th 100m bacskstroke, Sheffield, April 2004
Olympic Games: 5th 4×200m freestyle relay, heats 200m bacskstroke, Athens, August 2004
British LC Champs: bronze 200m backstroke, 5th 100m backstroke, Manchester, March 2005
European SC Champs: 7th 200m backstroke, Trieste, Italy, December 2005
British LC Champs: bronze 200m backstroke, Sheffield, April 2006
BUSA SC Champs: golds 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke & 4×50m medley relay, silver 4×50m freestyle relay