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Eleanor Simmonds
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Born in Walsall, West Midlands
Born on 11th of November 1994

British Paralympian swimmer

The youngest ever Briton to win an individual gold medal at a Paralympic Games when at 13 she won gold in the 100m Freestyle (S6) and the 400m Freestyle (S6) in 2008. At London 2012 she won two golds, a silver and a bronze, and broke four world records.

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