Glasgow 2014 was the first Commonwealth Games for Sophie, and a Games laden with medals for the para-swimmer. Sophie won gold in both the SM10 200m individual medley and the SB9 100m breaststroke, battling an infection to perform in her final race.
Glasgow 2014 was the first Commonwealth Games for Sophie, helping her team earn bronze against Trinidad and Tobago in the bronze and fourth placing game.
Sophie is a striker and midfielder, she currently has 34 test caps and her shirt number is 17.
Li Chunli was China’s gift to New Zealand sport.
She was born in Guiping, Guangxi, China, in 1962. Like so many other Chinese, she was already playing sport seriously as a nine-year-old. It was soon obvious she had a special affinity for table tennis and during her teenage years she attended a special table tennis school.