Stephanie Millward gets her MBE

Uploaded on 17.02.17 at 05.02pm

On February 17th 2017, Stephanie Millward was presented with her MBE by Prince Charles for her services to swimming, her 5 medals at the Rio Paralympics and her continuing work inspiring young people.

Stephanie Millward gets her MBE

On February 17th 2017, Stephanie Millward was presented with her MBE by Prince Charles for her services to swimming, her 5 medals at the Rio Paralympics and her continuing work inspiring young people.  Watch video >>

The Stephanie Millward MBE Swimming Pool

In recognition of all of her achievements at the Paralympics and how she inspires young people, the Corsham Swimming Pool was renamed after Stephanie Millward on February 16th 2017. She spoke to Corsham TV about what it means to her.  Watch video >>

Local Paralympian Stephanie Millward

Corsham's Paralympian local hero Stephanie Millward is a well known figure locally, having gone to Primary School in Box and then on to Corsham School, training for a long time at what is now the Springfield Campus. She was born in 1981 and when she was 15 she broke the British Record for the 100m Backstroke and had hoped to qualify for the Summer Olympics in 2000, before being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) when she was 17. She swam in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing entering 4 events and coming 4th, 5th 6th and 13th. In the 2012 London Games she won 5 medals, but waited until the 2016 Games in Rio to win her first, and then second, Gold. In this interview for Corsham TV she tells her story.  Watch video >>

The story of Stephanie Millward's 5 Medals from Rio

2 Golds, 1 Silver and 2 Bronzes! In our second video with local Paralympian hero, Stephanie Millward, she tells the story of each of the medals she won in the Rio Games in 2016 and thanks everyone in the Corsham area for their support.  Watch video >>