Born: 15 / 05 / 2002 – Newark, UK
Event: 200m (22.42 PB)
Biggest sporting accolade: U18 World Junior Record Holder (200m), European Junior 200m Champion
To say that Amy burst onto the international athletics scene in 2019 would be an understatement. Mannheim, Germany, an important fixture on the European Junior athletics circuit, provided the perfect platform for Amy to leave her mark on the record books. She stormed to a U18 World Record over 200m, an accolade she shares with one person, her male counterpart, Usain Bolt. The performance was everything but a one off and Amy backed up her early season form by capturing the 100m British and 200m European Junior titles during the 2019 summer season whilst also helping the GB junior 4x100m team secure a European gold medal. An incredible outdoor season for Amy and something she’s confident she’ll build on in 2020 as she aims to book her ticket to Tokyo, a target well within her reach as the 3rd fastest British woman in history over her preferred distance.
Amy’s talents are by no means just limited to the athletics track. She’s a straight A student whose personality shines just as brightly as her spikes. Currently in the process of exploring University options, with Cambridge and Loughborough at the top of the list, Amy prioritises her education and plans to balance her training with further studies in English.
It seems incredible to think that there is any more time left in Amy’s diary once you take all these achievements into account, but Amy isn’t used to taking the trodden path. When she’s not studying or training she’s practicing the cello, something she uses to take her mind off the intensity of the athletics season and the university application process.
As the British Athletics Writers Association Young Athlete of the Year in 2019 and as a SportsAid “One to Watch” there’s no doubt that Amy is set to blaze her own trail both on and off the track. We couldn’t be more excited at Summus Sports about helping her on her journey.