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HOLLIS Emma
Sport Para swimming
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthHarlow, ENG
Height1.44 m
Weight 39 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Loughborough, ENG
Languages
English
Higher education
Geography - Loughborough University: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
It was recommended by her doctor as a good way to protect her bones.
Name of coach
Rob Greenwood [national]
Coach from which country?
Great Britain
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Reykjavík
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, going to the theatre. (eastswimming.org.uk, 12 Jul 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Great Britain at the 2009 European Championships and qualifying for the British Disability Development squad. (essexlegacy.org, 01 May 2010)
Hero / Idol
Former British tennis player Sue Barker because of her achievements in sport and subsequent media career after retirement. (essexlegacy.org, 01 May 2010)
Injuries
She suffered a broken ankle in early 2011. (loughboroughswimming.com, 10 Apr 2011)

She injured her right trapezius in the early summer of 2010. (essexlegacy.org, 01 May 2010)
Awards and honours
She was named Outstanding Female at the 2010 Nationwide Junior Sports Awards. (clients.r-evolution.co.uk, 15 Dec 2010)

She was chosen as an Essex Ambassador in 2010. (clients.r-evolution.co.uk, 15 Dec 2010)
Famous relatives
Her brother James has represented Great Britain in para-swimming. (swimming.org, 20 Apr 2014)
Impairment
She has a condition that results in brittle bones. (loughboroughecho.net, 18 Nov 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 400m Freestyle S8 6:02.84
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB7  DNS
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM8 3:28.90
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S8 1:23.35