Ellie Simmonds is a British swimmer who was born in Walsall, England. Ellie, who was born on November 11, 1994, will be 28 years old in 157 days. She started swimming when she was five years old. Ellie is a member of the Millennial Generation, with a Dog as her zodiac animal and a Snake as her spirit animal.
At the age of 13, he won two gold medals in the 100m and 400m freestyle events at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in London. She is the youngest of four siblings, with three sisters and one brother.
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Simmonds competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing as the youngest British athlete, competing in the 50m, 100m, and 400m freestyle, 50m butterfly, and 200m Individual Medley. In the 100m and 400m freestyle events, she earned gold medals.
Simmonds won gold in the 400m freestyle on September 1, 2012, at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, when she shaved five seconds off the World Record time.
She won Gold in the 200m, Individual Medley, two days later, on the evening of September 3rd, beating the World Record she had achieved in the qualifying round that morning.
Ellie defended her gold medal in the 200m individual medley on September 12, 2016, at the Rio Paralympics, breaking a new world record, the first under 3 minutes at 2:59. .81Simmonds also competed in the 2016 Paralympics, winning a bronze medal in the 400m freestyle.
Simmonds has also won eight gold medals at the World Championships. She completes in the S6 disability division. Simmonds announced her Paralympic retirement on September 2, 2021, after failing to win a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Simmonds was named Young Sports Personality of the Year by the BBC in 2008.
In the 2009 New Year Honours, Simmonds was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). She was the youngest person ever to get this honor when she was 14 years old.
On February 18, 2009, Queen Elizabeth II bestowed honor upon her. She became the first swimmer to break a world record in the 200 m individual medley at London’s Aquatics Centre in March 2012. Her winning time of 3:08.14 was more than half a second faster than her previous best.
Simmonds won the Jaguar Academy of Sport Annual Awards in 2011 for ‘Best British Sporting Performance for an Athlete with Disabilities.’
Simmonds won four medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, including two golds, a silver, and a bronze. She won gold in the S6 400m and set a new world record in the S6 200m; silver in the S6 100m and bronze in the S6 50m. Two Royal Mail postboxes were painted gold in her honor, one in Aldridge and the other in Swansea, in honor of her two gold medals.
In the 2013 New Year Honours, Simmonds was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contributions to Paralympic sport.