James Pout

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Prescot, ENG

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four at the Liverpool Penguins club in England.
Why this sport?
He heard British Paralympian Sarah Bailey speak about swimming and thought he might enjoy it.
Club / Team
Prescot Swimming Club: England
Name of coach
Rob Greenwood [national]
Coach from which country?
Great Britain

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named Young Achiever of the Year in 2009 by the Erb's Palsy Society in England.(liverpoolecho.co.uk, 23 Feb 2010)

He was named Amateur Swimming Association's Swimtastic Disability Swimmer of the Year in 2007. (liverpoolecho.co.uk, 13 Nov 2007)
Impairment
He has a condition known as Erb's palsy, which restricts the rotation of his left arm. (liverpoolecho.co.uk, 13 Nov 2007)