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Abbie Houston
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A Primary Education student at Sheffield Hallam University, Abbie took gold at the 2016 European University Games in the 400m Freestyle. It capped a fantastic year which also saw her take gold at the British Summer Championships in the same event, going one better than the silver medal she took in 2015.

Gold Coast 2018 was Abbie’s first Commonwealth Games where she finished 14th in the 400m Freestyle before taking 4th as part of the 4x200m Freestyle Relay team.

  • Date of Birth 07/08/1995
  • Birth Place Dumfries
  • Hometown Dumfries
  • Lives Sheffield
  • Coach Russ Barber
  • Club City of Sheffield
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Reality TV

  • I eat...

    Yogurt and muesli

  • I listen to...

    Calvin Harris

  • Sporting Hero

    Rebecca Adlington

  • Dream holiday destination

    Maldives

  • I read....

    Research on Primary PE Education

  • Dream job as a child

    Primary Teacher

Career Highlights

14 th
Gold Coast 2018
400m Freestyle - Women
4 th
Gold Coast 2018
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Women
7 th
2017 British Championships
400m Freestyle
4 th
2017 British Summer Championships
400m Freestyle
6 th
2017 British Summer Championships
200m Freestyle
1 st
2016 European University Games
400m Freestyle
1 st
2016 British Summer Championships
400m Freestyle
2 nd
2015 British Summer Championships
400m Freestyle
2 nd
2015 British Summer Championships
800m Freestyle