Ethan Chan

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14

Further personal information

Residence
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He liked being able to train and compete with his friends. He also enjoyed the support he got while racing.
Club / Team
Australian Crawl Swim Club: Rothwell, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Yuriy Vdovychenko [national]
Training Regime
He has up to 10 training sessions per week.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Nicknames
Turbo (couriermail.com.au, 31 May 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing second at the 2013 national championships in the 200m freestyle. (graceswim.org.au, 2013)
Most influential person in career
His coaches, his mother. (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmers Brenton Rickard and James Magnussen. (graceswim.org.au, 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard and you will succeed." (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at an early age. The condition affects the way the brain processes information. (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 02 Jan 2011)