Nearly every time Rhiannon Clarke competes, she breaks a new record. Often, this is completely unintentional.
At just 18, Rhiannon does not realise just how good she is or how great she has the potential to become. In fact, she says she only found out that her sprint career had legs when the phone call came to say she had been selected to represent Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
Although the opportunity to wear the Australian green and gold came far sooner than Rhiannon expected, there was no stopping her as she surged home in 13.17 seconds to take silver in the women’s 100m T38, with the host nation behind her.
As if a silver medal was not impressive enough, it took a Commonwealth Games record to beat Rhiannon, with the reigning Paralympic champion in the women’s 100m T38, Sophie Hahn (ENG), crossing the line …Read More