Rowing (quadruple scull)
Flood is part of the powerful quadruple sculls crew that has won successive Olympic silver medals, as well as three World Championship titles (2006, 2007 and 2010).
She suffered a slipped disc in early spring which could result in her missing the Olympics.
A committed Christian, she took a year out from rowing after the Olympics to work with troubled youngsters and complete her training as a prison officer.
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She represented Great Britain in judo at junior level and was a county-level 1500m and cross-country runner and shot-putter before she took up rowing.