Athlete Profiles - Meggan Dawson-Farrell

Meggan Dawson-Farrell

Date of Birth:

18 September 1992

Sport(s):

Wheelchair Racing

Main Event:

400m up to marathon

Home town:

Tullibody

Achievements:

I currently hold all Scottish records from the 400m up to marathon
I have achieved commonwealth standards for Glasgow 2014 for 1500m

Coach(es):

Ian Mirfin

Hobbies and Interests: What do you enjoy doing when you are not training?

I enjoy jigsaws, movies and playing around with my two dogs :-))))

What are your future goals?

My immediate goal is to continue improving on my 1500m time in perpetration for the commonwealth games. Beyond that I would hope that my hard work and dedication would put me one the right track for Rio 2016 selection and beyond.

Continue to encourage and mentor younger disabled athletes.

Favourite Food:

Brussels sprouts are the food of gods :-))))

Favourite Musician/Artist:

One Direction but love most music.

Who do you most admire from your sport and why?

I admire Heinz Frei. He is still putting out some amazing races in his tender years of 50 something? Would be rude to tell you his exact age, so look it up for yourselves.

Who do you most admire outwith your sport and why?

My mum and dad, without their support I wouldn't be doing this report today. I'm so lucky to have them on my team.