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Gordie Michie

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
St. Thomas, ON, CAN
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age 12.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport through a programme with the Special Olympics.
Club / Team
St. Thomas Jumbo Jets: Canada

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Canada
Tournament
Pan Pacific Championships
Location
Pasadena, CA, USA

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, watching movies, athletics. (swimming.ca, 10 Aug 2014; specialolympicsontario.ca, 08 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
His father. (paralympic.ca, Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2015-07-13 10
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2015-07-15 11
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 3 2015-07-17 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2015-07-17 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2015-07-19 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2015-07-19 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final Round 2016-09-08 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2016-09-08 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 2016-09-11 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2016-09-14 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final Round 2016-09-17 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2016-09-17 3