British Paralympic wheelchair racer, based in Harlow
Born in Mihuu, Kenya, and moved to the UK in 2004
Anne contracted polio at the age of two and was later diagnosed with below T7 paralysis
She began wheelchair racing in 2002
In 2004 she became the first Kenyan wheelchair racer to represent her country, competing in the T53 400m finals at the Athens Paralympics
Gained British citizenship in 2006 and became a member of Team GB
Her disability has been reclassified and she now competes in the T54 racing category
- In 2007 she was officially recognised by the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception for her work as a disabled athlete and for involvement in charity work for people with disabilities
- She narrowly missed a place in the London 2012 Paralympics, but was a torchbearer, carrying the Olympic flame past London Zoo
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