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LEWIS Katrina
Sport Para swimming
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age30
Place of BirthCanberra, AUS
Height1.76 m
Weight 58 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Residence
Canberra, ACT, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age 13.
Why this sport?
Her next door neighbour.suggested she try the sport.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Coming from fourth place to win gold in the 4x100m medley relay at the 2002 World Championships. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Petria Thomas. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Awards and honours
She won the Clubs ACT Sport Star Award for 2002, 2003 and 2005. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)

She received the Dawn Fraser Junior Female Award for 2001 and 2004. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)

She was awarded the 2001 Margaret Whitfield Award. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Ambitions
To break the 400m freestyle [S10] world record. (I Am magazine, April 2007)
Impairment
Her cerebral palsy is the result of being born 10 weeks premature. (paralympic.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 50m Freestyle S10 29.13
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 50m Freestyle S10 31.30
3 2002 100m Freestyle S10 1:07.54
2 2002 400m Freestyle S10 5:01.61
7 2002 100m Backstroke S10 1:22.93
6 2002 100m Butterfly S10 1:24.96
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2006 50m Multi Disability Freestyle 29.64
5 2006 100m Multi Disability Freestyle 1:04.43