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Hannah Cockroft MBE

A Few Facts

Some inside information and maybe lesser known facts about me:

  • Born: 30th July 1992
  • Place of Birth: Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Club: Leeds City AC / Coventry Godiva Harriers
  • Events: T34 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m 
  • Biggest Career Influence: my parents, Graham and Rachel, I want to make them proud.
  • Favourite Stadium: London Olympic Stadium - The Theatre of Dreams
  • Sporting Hero: Chantal Petitclerc
  • Best Memory: The victory lap following my 200m final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Favourite Food: Chocolate raisins!
  • Best Place I've visited: New Zealand
  • My Music: McFly
  • Favourite Film: Monsters Inc.
  • Favourite Colour: Purple
  • Dislikes: Fish!
  • Name the three people you would invite to dinner (living or dead): Marilyn Monroe, Michael Buble & Beyonce
  • Are you superstitious: Incredibly!  Before every race I have to paint my nails to match my kit or my chair, my chair has to be clean, I have to eat jelly and listen to 'Skepta - Hold on'.  Oh and I also have lucky underwear and socks!
  • Favourite Quote: 'Those afraid of pain will never know glory'
  • Ambition:  To be unbeatable