Para swimmer Jasmine Greenwood is a world championship medallist who will make her Paralympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics as one of the youngest member of the Australian Team.
Hailing from Sussex Inlet in NSW, Jasmine first started competing at age 10 and before she was even a teenager had representing Australia. Making her international debut at the 2017 Canadian Open the 12-year-old announced herself to the world by winning bronze in the women’s 100 backstroke (SB9). The following year the rising star was selected onto the Australia Team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The youngest athlete from any sport to represent Australia at the event, the 13-year-old placed a commendable fifth in both the women’s 100 breaststroke (SB9) and women’s 200m individual medley (S10).
Competing at her first World Championship in 2019, the NSWIS scholarship holder claimed bronze in the Women’s 100m butterfly and finished just outside of the medals in both the 100m Backstroke (S10) and 200m individual medley (SM10).
At the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, Jasmine will compete in four events – the women’s 100m freestyle (S10), women’s 100m backstroke (S10), women’s 100m butterfly (S10) and the women’s 200m individual medley (SM10)