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Brian Douglas

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age six.
Club / Team
Highlander Aquatics: Orlando, FL, USA
Name of coach
Jeandre Pretorius [club]

General interest

Hobbies
Competing in triathlons. (mynews13.com, 29 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You don't have to be limited by your disabilities." (gofundme.com, 01 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal in the 200m individual medley at the Paralympic Games and world championships, and to set a world record in the event. (mynews13.com, 29 Mar 2019)
Impairment
He was born with bilateral tibial hemimelia [absence of the tibia in both legs]. His mother made the decision to have his legs amputated above the knee. (gofundme.com, 01 Apr 2015)