Born in Cornwall, 1987.
 
A simple list of Cassandra’s achievements tells an impressive story:
 
 
 
4th, 400m Freestyle, World Short Course Championships 2004
 
Silver, World Open Water Championships 2007
 
Silver, World Open Water Championships 2008
 
Silver, 800m Freestyle, GB Olympic Trials
 
Bronze, 10km Olympic Games 2008
 
8th, 800m Freestyle Olympic Games 2008
 
 
 
Cassandra and Keri-anne Payne are the only two female swimmers ever to have competed in both pool and open water races at the Olympic Games.
 
Cassandra joined Stockport Metro in 2006 from Plymouth Leander.
 
One of Cassandra’s ambitions is to become a Blue Peter presenter.
 
Cassandra qualified for the 2010 World Open Water Championships.