Melanie Easter

Melanie Easter is a British paralympic swimmer, runner and more recently a cyclist. She represented the United Kingdom as a swimmer at the 1996 and 2000 Paralympic games. She won a gold and silver for events at the 1996 games in Atlanta, and gold, silver and bronze medals for at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.[1] Additionally an accomplished runner,[1] Easter took up cycling competitively in 2007,[2] and the following year competed in the World Triathlon Championships in Vancouver where she attained a gold.[1]

Melanie Easter
EducationExhall Grange School
University of Birmingham
OccupationBritish paralympic swimmer, runner and cyclist

Easter grew up in the Warwickshire town of Kenilworth and attended Exhall Grange School, a school for visually impaired students near Coventry. Easter; the pink house at the school is named after her. She has a degree from the University of Birmingham.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Gold medal shock for Melanie in World Triathlon championships - Local". Kenilworth Weekly News. 16 June 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2012.
  2. ^ Wilkinson, John (19 August 2007). "Swimming: Melanie taking a new track". Coventry Evening Telegraph. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 6 April 2012.

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