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Guy Harrison-Murray

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Wolfville, NS, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Marketing, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Business Administration - Acadia University: Wolfville, NS, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming as a boy in Bath, England.
Club / Team
Acadia University: Wolfville, NS, CAN
Name of coach
Gary MacDonald [club]

International debut

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

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting English football club Liverpool. (Instagram profile, 07 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coaches. (yahoo.com, 16 Jan 2015)
Injuries
He had shoulder issues from February to July in 2018, which affected his performance at the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships. (Acadia Athletics, 23 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Acadia Athletics, 23 Oct 2018)
Impairment
He was born with congenital talipes [clubfoot], which affects both of his feet. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jan 2017; yahoo.com, 16 Jan 2015)
Other information
ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA
He was born in Bath, England, and in 2011 he and his family moved to Perth, WA, Australia. He was granted Australian citizenship in January 2015. "At the end of the day, it was an Australian coach who made me the swimmer I am today, with all the training in Australian facilities and with the Australian coaches." (Acadia Athletics, 23 Oct 2018; yahoo.com, 16 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-13 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-13 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-18 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-18 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-19 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-19 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-09 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-09 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Swim-Off 2016-09-09 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 2016-09-13 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-15 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-15 3