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Gabby Baird

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Guelph, ON, CAN
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up competitive swimming in 2014 at the Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club in Canada.
Why this sport?
Her father got her involved in the sport. "My dad took me swimming a lot when I was little. I just really enjoy it. I love swimming and I want to do the best I can."
Club / Team
Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club: Canada
Name of coach
Kendra Papple [club]

General interest

Hero / Idol
US swimmer Caeleb Dressel and Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (cg2017.gems.pro, 13 Aug 2017)
Impairment
She was born with proximal femoral focal deficiency, meaning an underdeveloped right leg. (guelphmercury.com, 25 Feb 2014)