Alice Tai relishing Commonwealth Games debut March 29, 2018 Paralympic champion Alice Tai is relishing the chance to meet new people as part of Team England’s Commonwealth Games squad. Alice Tai began swimming at the age of 9 and has since won several gold medals as well as acquiring a place in the Guiness Book of World Records for fastest 50 m freestyle swim by a female S8 athlete is 28.97 seconds. Did you customise your uniform? 290 Likes, 6 Comments - Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) on Instagram: “5. The para-swimmer added another trophy to what has been a standout year, headlined by her seven gold medals at the World Para-swimming Championships in London. Alice Tai is an actress, known for Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game (1998), South at Six (1961) and 2020 Laureus World Sports Award (2020). Paralympian, Rio 2016 Paralympic, World, Commonwealth and European champion. Medal-winning Paralympic swimmer, Alice Tai MBE recalls her days at Bournemouth Collegiate School D escribe your school in three words. Alice TAI - Schedule Schedule Time My Time Venue Event Status Fri, 6 Apr 11:41 - Optus Aquatic Centre Women's S9 100m Backstroke Heat 1 Finished Fri, 6 Apr 20:43 - Optus Aquatic Centre Women's S9 … Alice made her Team England debut at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia where she won gold in the women's S9 100m backstroke and silver in the women's S9 100m freestyle. [1] She was born with bilateral talipes, (club foot) and before the age of 12 she had undergone 14 corrective operations to alleviate her condition, sometimes requiring a wheelchair for long periods of time during recovery. [16][17], In November 2019, Tai was named The Sunday Times’ Disability Sportswoman of the Year. Senior, Sports, Sports Academy, News, Creativity     Community     Curiosity     Commitment, Bright Scholar (BCS) Management Limited. She entered five events, the 50m Freestyle S10, 100m Freestyle S10, 400m Freestyle S10, 100m backstroke S10 and the 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay 34 Points. [4] She followed youth success by breaking into the British team after a strong show at the Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow. The couple are Para swimming superstars, with 14 World Championship gold medals between them, but Tai was taken aback. She made the finals of three senior events at the British International Disability Swimming Championships. A year later, they won 12 golds between them at the London 2019 World Para Swimming Allianz Championships. Alice Tai was sitting outside a café with Italian swimmer Simone Barlaam in Milan when a stranger recognised her and said “hello”. Tai was born in Poole, England in 1999 and grew up in New Milton. BCS WAS A FINALIST FOR AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020 FOR PERFORMING ARTS, BCS SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS TES SPORTS AWARD IN 2019. Tai competes in the SB8 , SM8 and S8. Alice Tai has been awarded an MBE for services to swimming. Tai competes in the SB8, SM8 and S8. A post shared by Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) on Sep 4, 2019 at 12:42am PDT No es consecuencia de malos resultados deportivos, sino todo lo contrario. Congratulations from eveyone at BCS, it is such a fantastic achievement and recognition for everything you have achieved. She has represented Great Britain at European and World Championships and at the Commonwealth and Paralympic Games, winning gold medals at all levels. [10] The following day Tai won her third bronze, finishing very closely behind Poland's Oliwia Jablonska in the 100m butterfly S10. Alice Tai has paid tribute to the British team-mates who inspired her to continue swimming, as she was named The Sunday Times’ Disability Sportswoman of the Year. 327 Likes, 7 Comments - Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) on Instagram: “3 days to goooo! 419 likes. [3] In January 2014, Tai was one of four British swimmers selected to compete at the Brazil School Games in São Paulo. [3] She followed this with a third place in the MC 50m Freestyle and a second place in the MC 100m Freestyle at the ASA National Championships in Sheffield. At a blistering time of 1:08.77, she was well over three seconds quicker than … Alice Tai MBE is a Team England swimmer from Poole who swims in the S10 classification. Days. [1] Tai came seventh in the 50m freestyle[5] and fourth in the individual 100m freestyle, 0.31 seconds outside the medal positions,[6] but finished on the podium in the other three events. She narrowly missed out on the British record, but won England's 100th gold medal for swimming in the history of the Commonwealth Games. Middlesex student and Paralympian Alice Tai. Alice Tai MBE is a Paralympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion who most recently secured a staggering seven gold medals at the World Para Swimming Championships in 2019. [12], At the 2016 Summer Paralympics, Tai and the team won a gold medal in the 4 x 100 metre medley relay 34 pts, and got a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke S10. [13], Tai won the gold in the 100m Backstroke S10 at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia. With the difficult task of juggling studies and competing, Alice has thanked Middlesex for its support.. “It is always a bit of a challenge but for my most of my life I’ve been managing studies alongside training,” explained Alice, who was awarded an MBE for her services to swimming in 2016. [3], In the summer of 2014 Tai travelled to Eindhoven with the British team to take part in the IPC European Championships. Paralympic athlete Alice Tai, born 31 January 1999, competes for in Swimming — Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) December 19, 2019 Tai broke multiple world records throughout the year and won seven gold medals at the World Para Swimming Championships in London. A post shared by Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) The athletes first met at the Dublin 2018 European Championships where they took four gold medals each. [15], In March 2017, Tai was awarded the Youth Sport Trust Young Sports Person of the Year at the Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs) held at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Alice is a British parasport swimmer who competes in the SB8, SM8 and S8 classifications for swimmers with impaired muscle … [18], Women's 4 x 100-metre medley relay (34pts), "London 2012: Disabled swimmer Alice Tai, 12, to carry Olympic torch", "Swimming: Alice strikes gold in Brazil on international debut", "Swimming: Paralympic hopeful Alice Tai bags three gongs in Holland", "Strong British team named for Glasgow 2015", "Alice Tai wins two bronze medals at IPC World Championships", "Results – Women's 100m Butterfly S10 Final", "London 2019: Alice Tai's fourth gold ends Long unbeaten run", "British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards honoured Sir Mo", "Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox honoured at BEDSAs", "Alice Tai named Sunday Times' Disability Sportswoman of the Year", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alice_Tai&oldid=993028979, Paralympic gold medalists for Great Britain, Paralympic bronze medalists for Great Britain, Medalists at the World Para Swimming Championships, Medalists at the World Para Swimming European Championships, Commonwealth Games medallists in swimming, Commonwealth Games gold medallists for England, Commonwealth Games silver medallists for England, Members of the Order of the British Empire, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox swimmer with nationality parameter, Pages using infobox swimmer with show-medals enabled, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 12:11. "It's really crazy and it's been really hard not to tell anyone.". A post shared by Alice Tai MBE (@alice__tai) Perhaps nothing indicates this more clearly than hearing that during what should have been the greatest moments of her sporting career to date, the 20-year-old was in fact feeling at her lowest ebb. Alice Tai MBE shared a video on Instagram: “my shoulders aren’t thanking me right now” • See 329 photos and videos on their profile. [1] It was not until the winter of 2010 that her family realised that she could be classified as a disability swimmer. She said: "I was really surprised - I really wasn't expecting it. [1] On the fourth day of the competition, Tai won bronze in two events, the 100m backstroke S10 and less than two hours later she was part of the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 34pts that finished third behind Australia and the United States. Registered Office: Bournemouth Collegiate School, College Road, Bournemouth Dorset BH5 2DY. Friendly, happy, welcoming. [8], The following year Tai was one of 18 competitors selected to represent Britain at the 2015 IPC World Championships in Glasgow. [4] She won gold in the 50m freestyle and backstroke S10 category and silver in the SB9 50m breaststroke, again beaten by her teammate Amy Marren. She took home a relay gold in the women's 4x100m medley relay and and individual bronze in the women's S10 100m backstroke. Alice Tai, MBE (born 31 January 1999) is a British paralympic swimmer. Alice Tai is an actress, known for Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game (1998), South at Six (1961) … Alice Tai, MBE (born 31 January 1999) is a British paralympic swimmer. Tags: [1] In 2011, she was officially classified as a S10 swimmer allowing her to compete in international competitions. She qualified for the 100m Freestyle S9 final, and finished with a silver medal, only just losing out on a gold on the final stretch. To. No, my mum Alice Tai wins Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year award March 23, 2017 Paralympic swimming champion Alice Tai was named the Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA). Alice Tai has been awarded an MBE for services to swimming. Tai competes in the SB8, SM8 and S8. Go. Tai began swimming at the age of eight joining the Seagulls Swimming Club in New Milton. Alice who will turn 18 at the end of January, swam for Team GB at the Paralympic games in Rio during the summer. [9] She was selected for seven events. Meet our golden girl, Alice Tai MBE Profession: Multi-Gold Medallist Swimming champion Age: 21 Hometown: New Milton, Hampshire, United Kingdom Favourite Pizza: Vegan Bee Sting or Vegan Pepperoni Know more: # # Alice Tai MBE above, is a BCS Alumni. 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