Libby Clegg Bio, Age, Careers, Net Worth ,Height
Facts of Libby Clegg
|Full Name:||Libby Clegg|
|Age:||32 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||March 24, 1990|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Birth Place:||Stockport , United kingdom|
|Father's Name:||Peter Clegg|
|Mother's Name:||Moira Beattie|
|Siblings:||James Clegg, Stephen Clegg|
|Education:||Loughborough College, Royal Blind School|
|Height / How tall? :||13 feet 7 inches (4.14m)|
|Net Worth:||$500 thousand|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
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Who is Libby Clegg?
Libby Clegg is an MBE Scottish Paralympic sprinter who has represented both Scotland and Great Britain at international events.
She represented Great Britain in the T12 100m and 200m at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, winning a silver medal in the T12 100 m race.
Libby Clegg- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
Libby Clegg was born on 24 March 1990 in Stockpot, United Kingdom. she is 31 years old. The name of Libby’s father is Peter Clegg and her mother is Moira Beattie. Libby Clegg has 2 siblings.
They are James Paralympic Swimmer who is 3 years younger and Stephen who is 5 years younger. Clegg graduated from Loughborough College.
Libby Clegg- Professionals Life, Careers
Libby Clegg has a deteriorating eye condition known as Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy disease giving her only slight peripheral vision in her left eye and after that, she registered blind.
Libby Clegg runs with the aid of guide runner Chris Clarke. She took up athletics at the age of 9, joining Macclesfield Harriers Ac. She originally tried middle distance running and cross country before starting sprinting.
In 2006 she completed IPC World Championships winning a silver medal in the T12 200. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won a silver medal in the 100 meters. From 2006 until 2010 her guide runner was Lincoln Asquith.
In January 2011, she completed the IPC World Championships and there she took a bronze medal in the 200m. Libby Clegg was one of the major success stories from the 2011 IPC World Championships in New Zealand and IBSA World Championships in Turkey.
In 2012 Clegg won a silver medal at the London Championships on 2 September 2012 in the T12 100m. In October 2012, Clegg won ‘Para Athlete of the year’ at the Scottish Athlete.
Again she won the award again in October 2013 with double silver at the IPC World Championships over 100m and 200m respectively.
Libby Clegg won the 2014 Commonwealth Games a world-leading time for the year. Due to illness, she was unable to defend her European titles in Swansea shortly after the Commonwealth games.
In 2015 she run with her new guide runner Chris Clarke. she was also made to withdraw from the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships after just one race due to an ankle injury she lost funding from British Athletics.
In 2016, she was reclassified as a T11 athlete due to her deteriorating eye condition, regarding her wearing a blindfold while racing.
Libby Clegg was a late addition to the British team for the postponed 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo on 21 July 2021.
Libby Clegg-Networth, Salary
A famous Athletics Competitor Libby Clegg’s net worth is $1.5 Million at the age of 29 years old.
She earned the money being a professional Athletics Competitor and her annual salary is not relieved. She is from the United Kingdom.
Libby Clegg-Rumors, Controversy
Libby Clegg smashed the world record in the T11 100 meters, winning in 11.91 seconds, only to have been judged to have been illegally pulled by her guide.
However, the British sprinter successfully appealed and was reinstated into the final.
Body Features- Height, Weight
Libby Clegg is currently aged 29 years old. Libby Clegg’s height is 5 feet 3 inches and her body weight is 60 kg.
Similarly, she has light brown hair color and eyes color is brown.
Social Media Trivia/Facts
Libby Clegg has 23k followers and 730 following on Instagram and she is not involved in Facebook and Twitter.