Paralympics Amanda Reid was born with some issues. She suffers from an intellectual disability and a disease affecting both her arms and legs.
Amanda Reid is a paralympic swimmer and cyclist who had represented Australia in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in swimming.
What Is Amanda Reid Disability?
Amanda was born with a disability named spastic quadriplegia.
This is a special and serious type of disability which is a subset of spastic cerebral palsy and this has been affecting all four limbs of the professional swimmer-cyclist.
However, this is not the only thing she was born with, as she also has an intellectual disability.
As she suffers from this disability, Amanda’s ability to learn is limited at an expected level and functions in daily life.
In 2018, she got into a controversy after her former coach Simon Watkins said that she exaggerated her physical and intellectual conditions and symptoms.
But the allegations were dismissed by the Australian Paralympics Committee, describing them as the opinions of a non-medical professional.
The Paralympics Swimmer Age Revealed
Amanda’s age is currently 24 years old.
The Paralympics swimmer was born on November 12, 1996, in Blaxland, New South Wales, Australia.
She has heritage from the Wemba-Wemba and Guringai people and it is known that she attended Blaxland High School and Endeavour Sports High School.
No information about her family has been revealed by Amanda until now, which has kept the details about her parents away from the internet.
She is a cycling professional at a club named St George Cycling Club.
Who Is Amanda Reid Partner?
Amanda has not talked about her partner or husband until now.
Moreover, there is also no information available about the relationship status of this professional Paralympics swimmer.
She has been focusing on her career until now which has not given her any time to get into relationships and loved affairs.
Amanda was previously a swimmer who had been classified as an S8 for the 2015 New South Wales Multi-Class Championships.
Also, she competed in the S14 100-meter break stroke event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.
Talking about her cycling career, Reid transferred to cycling after the 2012 London Paralympics and also won a silver at her first major international competition.
She has also won two gold medals at the 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships- Women’s Time Trial C2 and Women’s Omnium C2.