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Danial Murphy

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S5, SB5, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Halifax, NS, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
English
Higher education
Sports Administration - Nova Scotia Community College: Dartmouth, NS, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
His parents, doctors and coaches encouraged him to play sport. He tried other sports first before deciding swimming was for him.
Club / Team
Sackville Waves Aquatic Team: Canada
Name of coach
Kevin Ross [club]; Craig McCord [national], GBR

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Canada
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Impairment
He has cerebral palsy which affects the right side of his body. (paralympic.ca, 07 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a swimming and water safety instructor in Sackville, NS, Canada. (paralympic.ca, 07 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 6
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 2 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 1 2013-08-12 12
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2013-08-13 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-13 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Heat 1 2013-08-15 11
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-17 7
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2015-07-15 9
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 1 2015-07-16 11
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2015-07-17 12
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2015-07-19 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2016-09-08 6
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 2 2016-09-10 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2016-09-17 7