Lara started playing table tennis aged 5 and won her first tournament aged 8. At this time she was invited to train with the Welsh national squad in Cardiff on a regular basis and was selected to play for Wales at the International primary school championships. Her most memorable moment was competing at the Senior Commonwealth Championships in India aged 15. It was her first international senior event and was a fantastic learning experience. Lara is currently completing her A-Levels and plans to study Physiotherapy in University and continue to train, compete and play for Wales.
2019 – Competing in the Senior Commonwealth Championships in India
2019 – Welsh Junior National Champion
2020 – Selection for World Team Championships in Korea
2021-22 – Junior British league Team Champions
2022 – Welsh Junior National Champion
2022 – Welsh Under 21’s National Champion
2022 – Womens National Doubles Champion