Kate Emma Haywood is an English former elite swimmer who competed for Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships, and European championships, and represented England in the Commonwealth Games. She competed predominantly as a breaststroke swimmer. She was the youngest swimmer to represent England in the Commonwealth Games when she qualified for the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, where she won a bronze medal in the 4×100-metre medley relay. She retired from competitive swimming following the 2012 Summer Olympics.
About Kate Haywood
British retired swimmer who won gold at the 4x100 meter medley at the 2008 and 2010 LEN European Aquatics Championships. She was named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2003.
In 2002, she became the youngest swimmer ever to represent England at the Commonwealth Games.
She founded her own personal training company called Straightline Fitness following her retirement from competitive swimming.
Her grandfather is former professional soccer player Warneford Cresswell.
She and Sweden's Therese Alshammar are both multiple-time European Champions in women's 4×100 meter medley relay.
Information related to Kate Haywood
- Sportspeople from Grimsby
- Swimmers at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
- Swimmers at the 2002 Commonwealth Games
- English female swimmers
- Swimmers at the 2006 Commonwealth Games
- Female breaststroke swimmers
- Alumni of Loughborough University
- Olympic swimmers of Great Britain