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Imogen CLARK
Sport Swimming
NOC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Born01 Jun 1999
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chesterfield, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Winchester Swimming Club: England
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her family. (bbc.co.uk, 24 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Olympic Games. (bbc.co.uk, 24 Oct 2018)
Other information
EPILEPSY
She was diagnosed with photosensitive epilepsy at age 14. She had to be resuscitated after having her first seizure at the bottom of a pool, and doctors and her mother wanted her to stop swimming. "When I got told [that she had had a seizure] I didn't really understand. I didn't know what it was and it was hard for me because I thought, 'Oh gosh, can I still swim'. If you love something hard enough and you want it so much you can do anything. I had a lot of electrodes on my head and a big pad on my arm. It didn't stop me one bit. I was in the gym pretty much every day and I was like, 'I don't care if people can see my wires, think I'm different, I just want to train'." (bbc.co.uk, 24 Oct 2018)

 Competition Highlights
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Breaststroke 30.34
Semifinal 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Breaststroke 1:08.36