7th University Graduate Rio Bound

Laura Sugar, who graduated from the University of Leeds in 2012 has been selected to represent Team GB at the Rio Paralympic Games this September.

Laura who previously competed for Wales in the national Hockey side swapped her stick for the track in 2012 and hasn’t looked back, recently winning Silver in the 2016 Muller Anniversary Games.

Laura competes in the 200m T44 Classification and will be taking centre stage on the 14th September when she represents Great Britain at the Paralympics for the first time in her career.

Find out more about Laura and the seven other athletes from the University competing in Rio on our webpage here.