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Lakeisha Patterson

#282

Born

5/01/99 Woodonga Australia

Lives

Sunshine Coast, QLD

Height

170cm

Weight

Nickname

Lucky

Coach

Harley Connoly

Favourite Swimming Memory

2016 Paralympic Games - first games, Entire experience. Broke WR and won Gold on first day.

Favourite Quote

Make it happen, Life has no remote - you have to get up and change it yourself.

Role Model

Jessica Long - US swimmer, Katie Ledecky

3 Words That Best Describe You

dedicated, bubbly, compassionate

Something Interesting About Yourself

My writing is extremely minute - very small

Career Highlights

2 Gold Medals a Rio, 2016 – 4x100m Freestyle (WR) and 400m Freestyle (WR)

Australian Representative Honours and Results

Paralympic Games
Rio, Brazil 2016 - Gold 4x100 freestyle (WR), Gold 400m freestyle (WR), Silver 4x100 medley, Silver 50m freestyle, Silver 100m freestyle, Bronze 200IM, 4th 100m backstroke and 8th 100m butterfly.
 
Commonwealth Games
Glasgow, 2014 - Bronze 100m freestyle.
Gold Coast, Australia 2018 – Gold S8 50m Freestyle, Gold S9 100m Freestyle

World Championships 
Glasgow, Scotland 2015 - Gold 4x100 freestyle, Silver 4x100 medley, Silver 50m freestyle, Bronze 100m freestyle, Bronze 400m freestyle and 5th 100m backstroke.
 
Para Pan Pacific Championships
Pasadena, United States 2014 – Gold 4x100m Medley Relay, Silver 4x100m Freestyle Relay, Bronze S8 50m Freestyle, Bronze S8 100m Backstroke, B S8 200m IM
Cairns, Australia 2018 - 
 

Tips from the top

Meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same!

Bronte Campbell

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