Page back
SCOTT Madeleine
Sport Para swimming
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthPerth, AUS
Height1.79 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Michael Auprince
Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Dental Nursing
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 13 with South Lake Dolphins in Perth, WA, Australia.
Why this sport?
"I always loved the water. My two older sisters swam competitively when I was younger and a few years later when I was a little older I thought I would jump in and give it a crack."
Club / Team
Nunawading Swimming Club: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Name of coach
Scott Talbot [club], NZL; Stacey Scott [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
Pan Pacific Championships
Location
Edmonton, AB, CAN
General Interest
Nicknames
Madi, Scotty (nunawadingswimmingclub.com, 07 Apr 2017; Athlete, 14 Jun 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 14 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Missy Franklin. (paralympic.org.au, Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I don't fail. I succeed at finding what doesn't work." (Athlete, 14 Jun 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named 2010 Junior Athlete of the Year by Wheelchair Sports Western Australia. (wheelchairsportswa.org.au, 15 Apr 2011)
Famous relatives
Her partner Michael Auprince won two medals [one gold, one bronze] in swimming at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and has played wheelchair basketball for Australia at international level. (Facebook profile, 14 Dec 2016; sportstg.com, 15 Jan 2014; SportsDeskOnline, 8 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org.au, Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was born with Erb's palsy, a paralysis of the arm caused by nerve damage. (smh.com.au, 22 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:17.93
6 2016 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:37.65 
7 2016 100m Butterfly S9 1:10.85
2 2016 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:45.85
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:20.47
6 2015 100m Butterfly S9 1:11.13
4 2015 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:40.50
2 2015 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:53.88
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:21.38
4 2014 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:40.61
4 2018 100m Backstroke S9 1:16.12
3 2018 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:19.98