Katy Sexton(1982-), Swimmer; Olympian
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Portsmouth-born swimmer Sexton gained first place in the 200m backstroke and 2nd in the 100m backstroke in the World Championships (2003). Both were British and Commonwealth records and placed her near the top of the world rankings. Sexton's backstroke achievements began with high performances in the Junior European Championships in 1997. She competed in both the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2004 Athens Olympics. Awarded an MBE in the 2004 New Years Honours.
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