A British Paralympic athlete who has competed in three Summer Paralympics, in both swimming and the paratriathlon is famed as Lauren Steadman. She has also won a silver medal in the Women’s PT4. Previously, she had competed in 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London as a swimmer. She then switched to the paratriathlon and participated in the 2016 Games in the Women’s PT4 in Rio, where she bagged a silver medal.
Rumors and Gossips
A 25-year old paratriathlete Lauren Steadman can be seen dancing with her partner AJ Pritchard on the 16th series of popular dance show known as Strictly Come Dancing. Though her dancing partner AJ almost dropped Steadman in the official launch show, the duo has impressed the judges’ panel to some extent so far. They scored a total of 20 out of 40 in their latest performance in the Strictly.
Steadman was the 13th celebrity confirmed for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing along with the big names that include Lee Ryan, Stacey Dooley, Faye Tozer, Susannah Constantine, and Katie Piper. In the show, Steadman has been partnered with AJ Pritchard. The Paratriathlete said she was excited to discover and develop her dancing skills at the show. She also stated that she loved the show since she was young and participating at the show was on her bucket list from the beginning.
Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestant and Paralympic star
Early Life of Lauren
Lauren Steadman was born on 18 December 1992 in Peterborough, United Kingdom. She holds English/British nationality. She was born without a complete right arm. Her uncle was a triathlete. And her uncle inspired Steadman to try triathlete. She gets her education at Mount Kelly in Tavistock, Devon and completed a Master’s degree in Business and Management at the University of Portsmouth. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
Body Features of Lauren
Lauren has got a tall height of 1.67 m. She was born without a complete right arm.
Career of Lauren
- Lauren started her career as an athlete.
- She first competed in a major competition at 2008 Summer Paralympics held in Beijing.
- In the year 2009, Lauren won the gold medal in 4×100 meter freestyle relay at The Paralympic World Championships. She is coached by Robin Brew who is a former Olympian.
- She has won bronze medals in 2009 and in 2011 at the IPC European Championships.
- In the year 2013 and 2014, she won medals at the European Championships Paratriathlon.
- In the year 2014, she won the London World Series Paratriathlon, gained a first class degree in Psychology and became the World Champion Paratriathlete in Edmonton, Canada.
- Paratriathlon became an Olympic sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- She later took the Silver medal behind Grace Norman of the USA.
- On 20th August 2018, it was announced that Lauren will be a contestant on series 16 of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, partnered with AJ Pritchard.
Net Worth of Lauren
The net worth of Lauren is still to get unfold. There is no information about her net worth in any site. We will update her net worth soon.
Affairs of Lauren
Lauren is not married yet. She is still single. There are no any rumors reported about her.