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Jeremy Tidy

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Film Studies

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 1998.
Club / Team
Nunawading Swimming Club: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Name of coach
Amanda Isaac [club]; Brendan Keogh [national], AUS

General interest

Nicknames
JT (nunawadingswimmingclub.com, 07 Apr 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Rod Bonsack. (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
US swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Success is a journey, not a destination." (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
He was named 2014 Swimmer with a Disability of the Year by Nunawading Swimming Club in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. (nunawadingswimmingclub.com, 26 May 2014)

He was Australia's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Pan Pacific Championships in Edmonton, AB, Canada. (swimming.org.au, 03 Jul 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 12
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heats 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final Round 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 1 2