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Biography

SEXTON Katy

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 21/06/1982
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.80/5'10''
Weight (kg / lbs) 0/0
Events Inscribed   Aquatics Swimming Women's 50m Backstroke
Aquatics Swimming Women's 100m Backstroke
Aquatics Swimming Women's 200m Backstroke

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
17 Mar
10:17
SAS Women's 100m Backstroke
Heat 03
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (2) 1:03.01 Completed
17 Mar
20:23
SAS Women's 100m Backstroke
Semifinal 02
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (4) 1:02.80 Completed
18 Mar
20:21
SAS Women's 100m Backstroke
Final A
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (6) 1:02.16 Completed
19 Mar
10:12
SAS Women's 50m Backstroke
Heat 02
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (3) 30.62 Completed
19 Mar
19:22
SAS Women's 50m Backstroke
Semifinal 01
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (4) 30.12 Completed
20 Mar
10:17
SAS Women's 200m Backstroke
Heat 01
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (2) 2:14.69 Completed
20 Mar
19:35
SAS Women's 200m Backstroke
Final A
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (8) 2:15.91 Completed
20 Mar
20:57
SAS Women's 50m Backstroke
Final A
England Flag ENG  - SEXTON Katy (8) 30.05 Completed

Place Of Birth England
Residence Portsmouth, England
Occupation Student
Coach Graham Wardell
Influential Person Chris Nesbit
Idol Sir Steve Redgrave and Paula Radcliffe
Recent Results FINA World Championships (Montreal, July-2005)
12th in the 200m Backstroke (2:13.41)
10th in the 4x100m medley relay (4:07.71)

Olympic Trials (2004)
Gold in the 100m Backstroke (1:01.16)
Gold in the 200m Backstroke (2:11.48)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
Bronze in the 200m Backstroke (2:12.01)
9th in the 50m Backstroke (29.69)
12th in the 100m Backstroke (1:03.37)

Kuala Lumpur 1998
Gold in the 200m Backstroke (2:13.18)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
13th in the 100m Backstroke (1:01.96)
7th in the 200m Backstroke (2:12.11)
disqualified in the 4x100m medley relay

Sydney 2000
10th in the 100m Backstroke (1:02.35)
7th in the 4x100m medley relay (4:07.61)
Other Throughout her career, Katy has held three Commonwealth records, eight British records, and five British junior records.

She lists her biggest disappointment as her performance in the Athens Olympics in 2004 and has set herself the ultimate ambition of winning an Olympic medal.

Katy's first sporting success was coming third at the European Youth Olympics in 1995.

She says becoming the World Champion has been her finest sporting moment.

Katy Sexton has been awarded an MBE, and counts it as her most prized possesion.

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