Ellie Simmonds

Susannah Rodgers poses with her bronze medal after the women's 50m freestyle S7 event at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 9, 2016
Result: Susie Rodgers continues GB swimming gold rush
Susie Rodgers picks up gold for ParalympicsGB in the women's 50m butterfly.
Sep 13, 00:17
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Result: Ellie Simmonds defends 200m title with new world record
Ellie Simmonds sets a new world record as she claims gold in the 200m individual medley.
Sep 12, 23:49
ParalympicsGB swimmer Abby Kane in action during the women's 400m freestyle S13 final in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016
Abby Kane "really happy" with sixth-place finish at Paralympics
Great Britain swimmer Abby Kane tells Sports Mole that she is "really happy" with her sixth-place finish in the 400m freestyle final at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Sep 12, 22:30
Channel 4 Paralympics presenter RJ Mitte
Interview: 'Breaking Bad' star RJ Mitte to champion Paralympic hopefuls in Rio
Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte speaks to Sports Mole about changing the perception of disabilities ahead of the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Sep 4, 11:34
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Ellie Simmonds, Ollie Hynd lead ParalympicsGB swimming team for Rio 2016
Ellie Simmonds and Ollie Hynd lead a 31-strong ParalympicsGB swimming team for Rio 2016.
May 16, 15:15
Alice Tai of Great Britain competes in the women's 400m Freestyle S10 Final during day four of the IPC Swimming European Championships held at the Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium on August 7, 2014
Result: Alice Tai claims two bronze medals at IPC World Championships
Great Britain's Alice Tai wins two bronze medals at the IPC World Championships in Glasgow.
Jul 17, 14:07
Charlotte Henshaw of Great Britain poses with her silver medal from the Women's 100m Breaststroke SB6 Final during Day Two of The IPC Swimming World Championships at Tollcross Swimming Centre on July 14, 2015
Result: GB's Charlotte Henshaw smashes record to claim silver at IPC World Championships
Great Britain's Charlotte Henshaw breaks her own European record to claim SB6 100m breaststroke silver on day two of the IPC World Championships.
Jul 15, 13:40
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Result: GB's Ellie Simmonds misses out on gold in IPC World Championships in Glasgow
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds is forced to settle for silver in the S6 400m freestyle final on the opening day of the IPC World Swimming Championships in Glasgow.
Jul 14, 09:24
Britain's David Weir celebrates winning the men's wheelchair race in the Great North Run half marathon in South Shields, near Newcastle in northeast England on September 15, 2013
Channel 4 to broadcast highlights of National Paralympic Day 2015
Channel 4 announces that it will broadcast highlights of the swimming and athletics action from National Paralympic Day 2015 in London.
Jul 10, 11:51
Former swimmer David Wilkie helps to open street pool art in the centre of Glasgow ahead of the IPC Swimming World Championships
Interview: Great Britain's former Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie
Former Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie talks to Sports Mole about the IPC World Championships and if Michael Jamieson can bounce back.
Jul 6, 13:43
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Paralympic star Ellie Simmonds wants 'packed crowd' at IPC World Championships
British Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds hopes that there will be a 'packed crowd' in Glasgow for the IPC World Championships in July.
Mar 31, 09:19
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Interview: Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Sports Mole chats with four-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds after she claims a place in the GB squad for the IPC Swimming World Championships.
Mar 31, 08:00
Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain poses during day six of the IPC Swimming World Championship at Parc Jean Drapeau on August 17, 2013
Ellie Simmonds claims place in British IPC World Championships squad
For the fourth time in her career, Ellie Simmonds will represent Great Britain at the IPC World Championships.
Mar 30, 14:26
Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain poses during day six of the IPC Swimming World Championship at Parc Jean Drapeau on August 17, 2013
Ellie Simmonds comfortably reaches IPC World Championship qualifying time
British Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds eases to IPC World Championship qualifying time in the 200m individual medley SM6 category.
Mar 27, 11:11
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool scores his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield on January 31, 2015
Daniel Sturridge joins in cooking class with schoolchildren
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds join a children's cooking class to help launch Sainsbury's Active Kids 2015.
Feb 2, 13:03
England's Elizabeth Simmonds during the 200m backstroke heats on July 27, 2014
Ellie Simmonds 'shocked' by fall in swimming participation
Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds says that it is a 'shock and shame' that participation figures in swimming have dropped by 245,000.
Feb 2, 09:24
England's Elizabeth Simmonds during the 200m backstroke heats on July 27, 2014
Ellie Simmonds 'excited' to compete at IPC championships in Glasgow
Ellie Simmonds says that she is using next year's IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow as preparation for Rio 2016.
Dec 30, 09:59
England's Laura Trott poses on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 25km points race cycling event in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 27, 2014
Minister for Sport Helen Grant expects English trio to inspire women
Minister for Sport Helen Grant is confident that the likes of Laura Trott, Nicola Adams and Ellie Simmonds will encourage more women to take part in sport.
Jul 29, 23:57
Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain poses during day six of the IPC Swimming World Championship at Parc Jean Drapeau on August 17, 2013
Ellie Simmonds receives honorary degree from Bath University
Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds receives an honorary degree from Bath University.
Nov 8, 13:56
Team GB group shot
Paralympic stars 'against separate award'
Paralympic champions reportedly turn down the idea of creating a separate award for them by claiming that they should be regarded as equals to the Olympians.
Dec 6, 14:16
Bradley Wiggins wins the Tour De France on July 22, 2012
Sir Chris Hoy and Ellie Simmonds back Bradley Wiggins for Sports Personality of the Year
Sir Chris Hoy and Ellie Simmonds tip Bradley Wiggins to be crowned the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2012.
Nov 27, 18:08
Team GB's Jessica Ennis receives her gold medal at London 2012 on August 4, 2012
BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees express gratitude
The nominees for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award express their gratitude on Twitter.
Nov 27, 12:13
Bradley Wiggins
BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees announced
The BBC reveal the 12 nominees that will compete for votes to become their Sports Personality of the Year for 2012.
Nov 26, 19:26
Generic image of a locker room
Video: Team GB dance for Children in Need
Stars of Team GB and Paralympics GB get together to show off their dancing skills for Children in Need.
Nov 17, 00:37
Jessica Ennis
Jessica Ennis snatches British Ambassador of the Year award
Olympic stars Jessica Ennis and Victoria Pendleton, along with Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds, pick up British Ambassadors of the Year award at Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year ceremony.
Nov 1, 13:55
Tom Daley with his bronze medal
Olympic, Paralympic heroes to make music video for 'Children in Need'
Twenty of this summer's British Olympic and Paralympic heroes will create their own music video to Basement Jaxx's 'Do Your Thing' for Children in Need.
Oct 26, 15:50
Bradley Wiggins
Sports Personality of the Year panel includes Sir Steve Redgrave
The BBC announce that Sir Steve Redgrave, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Denise Lewis will be on the panel to shortlist 12 nominees for the Sports Personality of the Year award.
Oct 19, 12:42
Olympics opening ceremony
Live Commentary: Paralympics closing ceremony
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the "Festival of Flame" at the Olympic Stadium, as London says farewell to a spectacular summer of Olympic and Paralympic sport.
Sep 9, 19:05
Olympic Torch
Ellie Simmonds "looking forward" to life after the Games
Ellie Simmonds admits that it is an emotional end to London 2012, but she is looking forward to the future.
Sep 9, 08:55
Olympic Torch
Ellie Simmonds: "I gave it everything"
Ellie Simmonds says that she "gave it everything" in her quest for her third gold tonight.
Sep 8, 18:23
Olympic Torch
Result: Silver for Ellie Simmonds in S6 freestyle
Ellie Simmonds wins silver in the final of the S6 100m.
Sep 8, 17:55
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Ellie Simmonds expecting a "really tough race"
Ellie Simmonds is expecting a tough race ahead of S6 100m freestyle final.
Sep 8, 11:08
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Ellie Simmonds sets new Paralympic record in 100m freestyle
Ellie Simmonds sets a new Paralympic record in the women's S6 100m freestyle heat.
Sep 8, 10:05
Olympic Torch
Olympics, Paralympics stars to be placed in separate honours list
The Olympics and Paralympics heroes are reportedly expected to be placed in separate New Years Honours lists.
Sep 7, 09:01
Olympic Torch
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds "didn't expect" S6 50m freestyle bronze
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds says that winning a bronze medal in the women's S6 50m freestyle was a "massive surprise".
Sep 5, 08:41
Olympic Stadium
Result: Ellie Simmonds takes bronze in S6 50m freestyle
Ellie Simmonds wins bronze in the S6 50m freestyle final.
Sep 4, 17:56
Olympic Stadium
Great Britain's Oliver Hynd to "give it all" in S8 100m backstroke final
Great Britain's Oliver Hynd says that he is determined to get a medal in tonight's S8 100m backstroke final, where he will be competing against two of his compatriots.
Sep 4, 11:51
Olympic Torch
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds pleased to finish second in 50m freestyle heat
Ellie Simmonds says that she is pleased to have almost reached a personal best in the women's S6 50m freestyle heat, where the Brit finished in second place.
Sep 4, 10:50
Olympic Torch
Result: Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds clinches second-best time in S6 50m freestyle heat
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds touches second in the women's S6 50m freestyle heat.
Sep 4, 10:07
Olympics opening ceremony
Ellie Simmonds "so pleased" with gold medal
Ellie Simmonds reveals her delight at her gold medal and world record in the 200m medley.
Sep 3, 18:53