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Ieuan Edwards

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
New Zealand
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
His parents were sportspeople and encouraged him and his brother Celyn to start swimming from a young age.
Club / Team
Selwyn Swim Club: New Zealand

General interest

Awards and honours
He received the Swimming Best Male Award at the 2018 Halberg Games in Auckland, New Zealand. (parafedcanterbury.co.nz, 10 Oct 2018)

He shared the Best Overall Athlete award with his brother Celyn at the 2015 Halberg Junior Disability Games in Cambridge, New Zealand. (parafedcanterbury.co.nz, 01 Sep 2018)
Famous relatives
His older brother Celyn has also competed in Para swimming at international level. (stuff.co.nz, 14 Apr 2016; star.kiwi, 29 May 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, and the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (star.kiwi, 29 May 2018)
Impairment
He has limited mobility in his left arm. (stuff.co.nz, 14 Apr 2016)
Other information
BROTHERS IN THE POOL
He has been inspired by his older brother Celyn to pursue Para swimming. "My older brother [Celyn] has shown me that I can attain my goals because he has done them. He's a very relaxed older brother and he gives me a lot of good advice." (star.kiwi, 29 May 2018)