Events: S8 100m Backstroke
Lily represents Pembrokeshire County Swimming and is coached by Nick Russell. Lily Rice is already a world champion in Wheelchair Motor Cross and is the first female in Europe to land a backflip in a wheelchair. Lily lives with a condition called hereditary spastic paraplegia and has used a wheelchair since the age of 10 which affects her muscles in her lower limbs. But her condition has not prevented her from inspiring other wheelchair users to take up sport. Lily only returned to competitive swimming in October last year after being inspired by the Paralympic Games, and now she will go head-to-head with the world-class para-athletes she watched on television in Birmingham.
2022 – Achieving the Commonwealth qualifying time at the Welsh National Swimming championships