In today’s topic, we are going to explore Para Athlete of the Year, Scottish Paralympic sprinter Libby Clegg who is the gold medalist. She earned her gold medal in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games in 100m T11. She has a deteriorating eye condition known as Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy. Partially blind Clegg rose to fame after representing both Great Britain and Scotland in international Events. Additionally, she won a silver medal in the T12 100m race.
The 29 years old Clegg started her professional career when she was just 9 years old. She has also competed in the IPC World Championships. So from her long professional career, she has amassed a hefty amount of cash. So how much is her total net worth in 2020? Her fans want to know that she is married or single.
Let’s dive into the article so that you can find out more about her personal life as well as Biography, Age, Height, and many more amazing facts. Scroll down and keep on reading.
Biography of Libby Clegg: Parents & Siblings
Libby Clegg was born on 24 March 1990, Stockport, Greater, Manchester England. As per nationality, she belongs to English and holds white racial ethnicity. Moreover, she has not disclosed her parent detail. Also, her siblings and educational detail are still under review.
According to her natal, her zodiac, (‘star sign’) is Aries. She enjoys her every birthday on 24th March. We will be updating much about her bio in the upcoming review.
Personal Life: Dating, Marriage, & Children
Dancing on Ice Star, Libby Clegg is an engaged lady. She engaged to her fiance Dan Powell in October 2017. Further, she has not disclosed anything about her marriage. The duo dated each other for more than a year before they decided to turn their boyfriend, girlfriend relationship to the next level.
Matter of fact, Libby does not want to be medias attention. She has spoken very little about her relationship with Dan. On the other hand, she announced that she is expecting her first child in October 2018. After a year-long, the pair welcomed their first kid, Edward in April 2019.Furthermore, she is more focused on her professional career. She is currently working in the famous reality show name Dancing on Ice. Reportedly, her Sprinter coach is Keith Antoine to whom she loves to work.
As mentioned, she has physical injuries, a deteriorating eye condition. So, Clegg has a guide dog name, Hatti. Her pet dog is a black retriever/Labrador cross. She spends her vacation enjoying quality time with friends and family.
Professional Career History
The 29 years old athlete Libby Clegg competed in the IPC World Championships in 2006 where she won the silver medal in the T12 200 meters. Also, in 2008, she won a silver medal in 100 meters running.
Athletics | Women’s 200m – T11 Final | Rio Paralympic Games
In addition, She has competed in IPC World Championships in January 2011. She’d taken a bronze in the 200 m. Clegg is a Paralympic silver medallist and the current T12 100 m and 200 m sprints World Champion. She was one of the biggest success stories from New Zealand’s 2011 IPC World Championships and Turkey’s IBSA World Championships.
On the other hand, Clegg won the 100 m and 200 m at the IPC European Championships in June 2012. On 2 September 2012 Clegg won silver in the T12 100 m at the London Paralympics. The European record was broken in the final by Clegg and guide Mikail Huggins. Currently, Libby is working as a Paralympian alongside Mark Hanretty in the British television series, Dancing on Ice.
Height & Weight
Libby Clegg stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches and her weight is 63kg.
Libby Clegg has amassed a huge sum of money and her total net worth is estimated to be approximately $300 thousand. She gained such a huge amount of wealth from her professional career as a successful athlete.
Matter of fact, she has performed in several international competitions where she gained gold, silver, and bronze medal. Medalists are awarded by many countries with bonus money. For example, the Olympians will receive $37,500 for every gold medal, $22,500 for every silver, and $15,000 for every bronze.