At just 14, Jasmine Greenwood is the youngest Australian on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games squad, but she has already shown, through early success and poise on the world stage, that she is an athlete to be taken as seriously as any other.
Jasmine made her international debut as a pre-teen at the 2017 Canadian Open in Toronto, where it took just two days to reach the podium with gold in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB9. This was an immense effort by the 12-year-old, but as would soon become apparent, we had seen nothing yet.
Competing at her first international multi-sport event, the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Jasmine placed fifth in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB9 and women’s 200m individual medley SM10. She followed it with a bronze medal in the women’s 100m butterfly S10 at the 2019 World Para-swimming Championships, and fourth place in the women’s 100m backstroke S10 and …Read More