Paralympics Day 1 Preview: Nyree Kindred MBE

Nyree Kindred MBE Photo: ParalympicsGB

Name: Nyree Kindred MBE

Event: S6 100m Backstroke

Lives: Belmont, Herefordshire

Trains: Leominster Kingfisher SC

Nyree Kindred MBE is one half of paralympic swimming’s golden couple, her husband Sascha is a six times paralympic champion. Nyree has 9 medals of her own including two golds in Athens in 2004. In Beijing she was surprisingly beaten into second place. The heats for the S6 100m are this morning at 09:41 and final is at 17:36.**