Jade Lucy represented Australia in swimming at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and finished seventh in the women’s 200m freestyle S14. She was part of the three-strong Australian contingent who contested the 200m freestyle S14 in Birmingham, the first time the event has been held for women at the Commonwealth Games.
Jade, who grew up in Engadine in Sydney’s south and trains under Gavin Stewart at SLC Aquadot, claimed five gold medals at the 2017 International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Global Games in Mexico and was named captain for the 2019 event in Brisbane. She was also selected for the Australian Team for the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, but Birmingham 2022 will be her Commonwealth Games debut.
Jade has an intellectual impairment and began swimming when she 14. She uses Daryl Braithwaite’s Horses as a pre-swim warm-up song. Jade works in aged care and wants to become a midwife.