Lauren continues a tradition of world class swimmers in her family, her mother Yvonne Stanley having swam internationally and her aunt Gaynor Stanley having competed for Team GB at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.


2015 World Swimming Championships, Kazan, Russia

50m Backstroke                       27.69               World ranking: 7th

100m Backstroke                     59.78               World ranking: 7th

4x100m Medley Relay                                       Final            

2015 World Swimming Championships, Kazan, Russia

50m Backstroke                       25.52               World ranking: 7th

100m Backstroke                     59.78               World ranking: 7th


2013 World Swimming Championships, Barcelona, Spain

50m Backstroke                       28.33               World ranking: 8th

100m Backstroke                     1.00.96             World ranking: 12th

200m Backstroke                     2.14.27             World ranking: 25th

4x100m Medley Relay              3.58.67             World ranking: 6th


Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

50m Backstroke                                   Silver Medal

4x100m Medley Relay                          Team Silver Medal

4x100m Freestyle                                 Team Silver Medal

100m Backstroke Final                         4th Place

200m Backstroke Final                         5th Place


Lauren was picked to represent Europe Vs America for the Duel in the Pool event series held in:

Glasgow 2013 and Indianapolis 2015 competing in the following events

100m Backstroke

200m Backstroke

Lauren Quigley picked up three silver medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, with the 50m Backstroke the highlight (4th in 100m Backstroke) and 7th fastest in the world at 50m and 100m Backstroke following the 2015 World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia 2015.

She underlined her potential as a 16-year old, winning her first British senior medal with 50m Backstroke bronze at the 2011 British Gas Swimming Championships, then adding silver on her international debut at the European Junior Championships in Belgrade.

After making two finals at the Olympic Trials in London 2012, Quigley repeated the feat at the European Short Course Championships in Chartres, finishing sixth in the 50m Backstroke and seventh in the 100m Back.

Having won her first national title with 100m Backstroke gold at the 2013 British Gas Swimming Championship, Lauren impressed to reach the 50m Backstroke final and 100m Back semi-finals on her World Championship debut in Barcelona later that year.

She completed her set of British titles with the 50m and 200m Backstroke crowns in 2014 before competing in her first Commonwealth Games for England at Glasgow 2014, winning Silver in the following events, 50m Backstroke, 4x100m Medley Relay and 4X100 Freestyle relay.

More recently joining Club Natació Palma to compete on the Spanish circuit, leading to winning the silver medal in the 200m backstroke and bronze in the 100m backstroke at the 2019 Spanish national swimming championships, then competing again later that year at the Spanish club championships, helping the female team gain promotion into the top classification for the 2021 season.



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