£3,674raised of £15,000 target by 104 supporters

Weʼre raising £15,000 to enable Jessica Jane Applegate MBE to continue her career as a Paralympic Swimmer.

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Four-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Jane Applegate MBE may be forced to retire at the young age of 20, due to a cut in funding.

Despite winning 3 medals at Rio 2016 just 9 weeks after career-saving surgery and competing with a prolapsed disc in her back, Jessica's funding will drop from £21,000 to £11,000 as she was unable to reach a personal best this year. As well as this, Jessica has unfortunately lost the use of a £5000 grant.

This means Jessica is no longer able to cover the costs of necessities such as, travel, accommodation, race entry fees and racing suits.

Please help us in raising £15,000 to support such a determined Norfolk athlete to continue her career as an International Para Swimmer and achieve her dream of representing Great Britain at Tokyo 2020.

Thank you for your generosity.

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    • Amanda Kenny

      Amanda Kenny

      Jan 23, 2017

      It's a travesty that you need to do this Jessica, you are a superb athlete and have so much more to give. Furthermore you are a kind, generous girl who is a great ambassador for swimming. Good luck xx


    • Elizabeth Thomas

      Elizabeth Thomas

      Jan 21, 2017

      Congratulations on breaking record. We hope you will be able to continue with your swimming career and wish you much luck


    • Andrew Eburne

      Andrew Eburne

      Jan 7, 2017

      Thanks for all the effort you put into training and your massive achievements. As a father of a competitive swimmer, I can only imagine what it's like to train and compete as a Paralympic champion.


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