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Elizabeth Stone

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at the age of nine with a local recreational team.

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, spending time with friends and playing with her two pets, a cat and a dog. (US Paralympics, 09 Mar 2010)
Other sports
She plays on two wheelchair basketball teams. (US Paralympics, 09 Mar 2010)
Impairment
She has a congenital condition known as Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency [PFFD]. She was born with a shortened right femur bone and, after four corrective surgeries, eventually had to have her foot amputated. (Swimming World Magazine, covchurch.org, 21 Sep 2004)
Other information
ORIGINS
She was adopted at the age of four from an orphanage in Kutaisi, Georgia, where she was born. (Swimming World Magazine, 01 Jun 2005)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 3 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 3 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 8
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 2
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 8
Women's 5,000 m Open Water S10 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 6
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heats 9
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heats 12
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heats 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heats 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2012-08-30 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 2012-08-30 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2012-08-31 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2012-08-31 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-04 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-04 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-05 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-05 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2012-09-07 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-07 6