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Aaron Rhind

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Yass, NSW, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
St. Francis Xavier College: Canberra, ACT, AUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine at the Shine Shields swimming academy.
Club / Team
Ginninderra Marlins : Canberra, ACT, AUS
Name of coach
Yuriy Vdovychenko [national]

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Injuries
In 2014 he damaged the meniscus in his right knee. (yasstribune.com.au, 03 Oct 2014)
Awards and honours
He received the Inspiration Award at the 2014 Natural Sports Model Bodybuilding Championship in Canberra, ACT, Australia. (yasstribune.com.au, 03 Oct 2014)

He was named 2008 Athlete of the Year by Country Energy Swimming. (sears.org.au, 30 Sep 2011).

He was named 2008 Yass Valley Sportsperson of the Year and Yass Valley Junior Citizen of the Year. (yasstribune.com.au, 20 Aug 2010).
Other sports
He competed at the 2014 Natural Sports Model Bodybuilding Championship in Canberra, ACT, Australia. (yasstribune.com.au, 03 Oct 2014)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of an aneurysm he had at age 10. (yasstribune.com.au, 19 May 2010)
Other information
ALLERGIC REACTION
During the Arafura and Oceania Paralympic Championships in May 2011 he was rushed to hospital due to an allergic reaction to peanuts. He was still able to compete, winning a number of medals. (yasstribune.com.au, 18 May 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2012-08-30 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 2012-08-30 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2012-09-03 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2012-09-04 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2012-09-07 7
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 2012-09-07 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-08 6