19-year-old Shirin Irving is a track athlete specialising in 400m and 100m hurdles. As a child, she took part in a variety of sports but found a flair for athletics after being inspired by her older brother to take part. Since she began competing more than nine years ago, Shirin has represented Great Britain in the World Youth championships.
Shirin is aspiring to become a world-class athlete. She is also hoping to use her experience to inspire children both on and off the track.
Shirin regularly trains at Everyone Active’s David Weir Leisure Centre.