Margaret McIntosh ('Maggie') McEleny MBE (born 1965), also known as "Mad Maggie" for her unshakable desire to compete is a Scottish swimmer. She has paraplegia and epilepsy due to a head injury at age 11, which left her blind for a while. She competed in four Summer Paralympics from 1992 to 2004. In her career, McEleny has won three gold, five silver, and seven bronze medals at the Paralympics. She was inducted into the Scottish Swimming Hall of Fame in 2018.[1][2]

Maggie McEleny
Medal record
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta 4×50 m freestyle S1–6
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 50 m breaststroke SB3
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4×50 m freestyle 20pts
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 100 m breaststroke SB3
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 50 m breaststroke SB3
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 150 m medley SM4
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 50 m breaststroke SB3
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 150 m indiv. medley SM4
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 4×50 m medley S1–6
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 50 m freestyle S5
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 100 m freestyle S5
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 200 m freestyle S5
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 4×50 m medley S1–6
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 4×50 m medley 20 pts
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 150 m indiv. medley SM4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Swimming celebrate a year of success". Scottish Swimming. 1 October 2018. Archived from the original on 13 April 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  2. ^ Race, Loretta (1 October 2018). "Duncan Scott & Steven Tigg Earn Top Scottish Swimming Honors". SwimSwam. Archived from the original on 13 April 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2019.

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