Dealing With It: Gemma Spofforth Shares Her Story

Sunday will mark the start of pool swimming at the 15th FINA World Championships and the 4th anniversary of Gemma Spofforth’s 58.12 world-record victory in the world-title 100m backstroke final at the Foro Italico in Rome. A good moment to launch “Dealing With It”, Gemma’s story of six years of mourning, medals and men, a time of deep sorrow and elation on a roller-coaster of emotions following the death of her mother Lesley from cancer

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Sunday will mark the start of pool swimming at the 15th FINA World Championships and the 4th anniversary of Gemma Spofforth’s 58.12 world-record victory in the world-title 100m backstroke final at the Foro Italico in Rome. A good moment to launch “Dealing With It”, Gemma’s story of six years of mourning, medals and men, a time of deep sorrow and elation on a roller-coaster of emotions following the death of her mother Lesley from cancer

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