Paralympic T38 Athlete
Olivia Breen is a para T38 athlete. Olivia has cerebral palsy which means she has coordination and balance issues and she is also deaf. Olivia won a gold medal at this years Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in the 100m, a dream she has been chasing for the last ten years.
Olivia was classified as a disabled athlete in 2012 and went on to compete at the London 2012 Paralympics where she won a bronze medal in the T35-38 4 x 100m relay. Since then she has competed at the Rio and Tokyo Paralympics and every European, Commonwealth and World Championships.
In 2017 she became World Champion in the T38 long jump. She followed this in 2018 by becoming Commonwealth Long Jump Champion. At the Tokyo Paralympic Games last year she won her first individual Paralympic medal by winning bronze in the long jump.
Olivia is coached by Aston Moore and lives and trains in Loughborough.