Lauren and her rowing partner, Laurence Whiteley have made sure that GB will have a para-rowing mixed double scull in Rio by winning their repechage at the World Championships .Lauren began rowing earlier this year and picked up the sport quickly. Already a wheelchair track racer who represented England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year, she also knew how to train and compete with the best.

Lauren said “We have dedicated everything to every session since I started and credit to all the coaches - Nick (Baker) and Tom (Dyson) - and to the physio and to everyone who has supported us and helped us get here.”

“It’s amazing because I haven’t been rowing for very long. It’s incredible”.

Lauren is currently studying History, Law and English A levels at the college. Fantastic result Lauren! We wish you all the very best!