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Andrew Lindsay

Swimming
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Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Dunfermline, SCO
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first became involved with competitive swimming during high school in Scotland.

General interest

Hobbies
Going to the movies, listening to music, watching football and eating out. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 28 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 100m backstroke at the 2000 Paralympics Games in Sydney. (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)  
Most influential person in career
His parents. (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
British rower Steve Redgrave. (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always try to give your best in what you do." (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
He set a world record in the 200m backstroke [S7 classification] while competing in Berlin, Germany in May 2007. (ipc-swimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)

He set a world record in the 100m backstroke [S7 classification] while competing in Aix-en-Provence, France in January 2004. (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)

He set a world record in the 50m backstroke [S7 classification] while competing in Sheffield, England in March 2003. (britishswimming.org, 28 Jan 2010)

He set a world record in the 100m backstroke [S7 classification] at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (paralympic.org, 28 Jan 2010)
Other sports
He won medals in wheelchair racing at school. (paralympics.org.uk, 28 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heats 10
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heats 18
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heats 10
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heats 12
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heats 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heats 6
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heats 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Christchurch 1998 (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heats 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 3 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 3 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 1