The 21-year-old, who's trained by Steve Cram in Hexham, won her place in the team after winning the UK trials in Birmingham. But despite being in the form of her life, she says qualification's come after a particularly tough year.
With her talent well and truly proved, all eyes are on the Alnwick born athlete a plumber's daughter, so keen to compete at the highest level, she approached Steve Cram for help at just 17-years-old.
Among them will be Laura's mother Diana.
Laura will soon leave for London via Loughborough and a training camp in Portugal. She'll arrive at the Olympic Village on August 3rd, three days before her first race.