Susie Rodgers Para-Swimmer

  • DOB

    9 Aug 2016
  • Coach

    Tony Beckley
  • Club

    Beckenham
  • Main event

    Freestyle
  • Best result

    Paralympic Champion
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 22
    • 9
    • 9
Susie Rodgers Torso

Susie Rodgers has been a regular member of the British Para-Swimming Team since 2011 and has won medals at every level of the sport including six medals at the Paralympics and seven at world championship level.

Rodgers returned to the pool for ParalympicsGB for her second outing at a Paralympic Games improving on her 2012 results to become a Paralympic Champion and gold medallist in the Women's S7 50m Butterfly. She also won bronze in both the 50m and 400m Freestyle.

The IPC European Championships proved highly successful and perfect pre-Rio preparation for Susie as she won a total of four golds for Great Britain.

A the 2015 IPC World Championships in Glasgow, Rodgers retained her gold medal in the 34pt 4x100m Medley Relay and claimed bronze medal in the S7 100m Freestyle Event.

Rodgers enjoyed a five-gold haul at the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, adding the S7 50m Freestyle title to her collection for the first time in the process with a British record swim in the final.

In 2013, she enjoyed an IPC World Championship debut to remember, bagging silver medals in the 50m, 100m and 400m Freestyle as well as the 50m Butterfly then landing gold with the 34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay quartet.

Rodgers qualified for London 2012 across five individual events the following season and won her first Paralympic medals with individual bronzes in the S7 100m Freestyle and S7 400m Freestyle as well as 34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay bronze.

She burst on to the international scene in 2011, winning five golds and a silver at the 2011 IPC European Championships in Berlin, clocking two European records and three British records in the process.

Susie Rodgers has made rapid progress in Para-Swimming since taking the sport seriously after being inspired by the Beijing Paralympics in 2008.


Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S7 50m Freestyle 2016 33.26 BR
S7 100m Freestlye 2014 1:12.06 BR
S7 400m Freestyle 2012 5:18.93 ER
S7 100m Backstroke 2012 1:25.83 BR
S7 50m Butterfly 2012 35.46 ER
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S7 50m Freestyle 2013 34.00 BR
S7 100m Freestyle 2013 1:11.61 ER
S7 200m Freestyle 2014 2:41.69
S7 400m Freestyle 2015 5:19.10
S7 100m Backstroke 2011 1:24.15 BR
S7 50m Butterfly 2014 37.17 ER
Paralympic Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 50m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 33.26 Bronze
S7 100m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 1:12.92 4th
S7 400m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 5:23.17 Bronze
S7 50m Butterfly 2016 - Rio 35.46 Gold
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 2016 - Rio 4:26.95 4th
S7 50m Freestyle 2012 - London 34.08 4th
S7 100m Freestyle 2012 - London 1:12.61 Bronze
S7 400m Freestyle 2012 - London 5:18.93 Bronze
S7 100m Backstroke 2012 - London 1:26.03 6th
S7 50m Butterfly 2012 - London 37.54 4th
34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2012 - London 4:24.71 Bronze
IPC World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 100m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 1:13.10 Bronze
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 2015 - Glasgow 4:52.89 Gold
S7 50m Freestyle 2013 - Montreal 33.84 Silver
S7 100m Freestyle 2013 - Montreal 1:12.66 Silver
S7 400m Freestyle 2013 - Montreal 5:21.15 Silver
S7 50m Butterfly 2013 - Montreal 36.76 Silver
34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2013 - Montreal 4:27.95 Gold
IPC European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 50m Freestyle 2016 - Funchal 33.80 Gold
S7 100m Freestye 2016 - Funchal 1:13.42 Gold
S7 400m Freestyle 2016 - Funchal 5:27.16 Gold
S7 50m Butterfly 2016 - Funchal 35.90 Gold
S7 50m Freestyle 2014 - Eindhoven 33.50 Gold
S7 100m Freestyle 2014 - Eindhoven 1:12.06 Gold
S7 400m Freestyle 2014 - Eindhoven 5:22.74 Gold
S7 100m Backstroke 2014 - Eindhoven 1:30.24 Silver
S7 50m Butterfly 2014 - Eindhoven 36.58 Gold
34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2014 - Eindhoven 4:27.21 Gold
S7 50m Freestyle 2011 - Berlin 33.99 Silver
S7 100m Freestyle 2011 - Berlin 1:12.10 Gold
S7 400m Freestyle 2011 - Berlin 5:22.61 Gold
S7 100m Backstroke 2011 - Berlin 1:26.09 Gold
S7 50m Butterfly 2011 - Berlin 36.74 Gold
34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2011 - Berlin 4:27.53 Gold
British Para-Swimming International Meet
Event Year Time/Score Result
MC 50m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 34.36 7th
MC 100m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 1:13.20 4th
MC 400m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 5:30.86 5th
MC 50m Butterfly 2016 - Glasgow 36.20 Silver
MC 100m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 1:13.65 9th
MC 400m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 5:34.31 7th
MC 50m Butterfly 2015 - Glasgow 37.26 Bronze
MC 50m Freestlye 2014 - Glasgow 33.67 9th
MC 100m Freestlye 2014 - Glasgow 1:12.85 10th
MC 400m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 5:29.82 9th
MC 50m Butterfly 2014 - Glasgow 36.14 Gold
MC 50m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 34.56 21st
MC 100m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 1:13.35 4th
MC 400m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 5:35.20 8th
MC 50m Butterfly 2013 - Sheffield 36.95 Gold
MC 50m Freestyle 2012 - Sheffield 34.34 22nd
MC 400m Freestyle 2012 - Sheffield 5:23.59 5th
MC 50m Butterfly 2012 - Sheffield 36.01 Gold