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Joshua Alford

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Canberra, ACT, AUS
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age three, and began competing in 2014.
Club / Team
Tuggeranong Vikings: Canberra, ACT, AUS
Training Regime
He trains at the National Training Centre [NTC] in Canberra, ACT, Australia.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
Commonwealth Games
Location
Glasgow, SCO

General interest

Nicknames
Josh (Facebook profile, 06 Jan 2018)
Hobbies
Snowboarding. (paralympic.org.au, 14 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
His parents and coach Yuriy Ydovychenko. (paralympic.org.au, 14 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Michael Klim. (sal-live.aptsolutions.net, 03 Aug 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Outside the sport he would like to work in the police canine unit. (paralympic.org.au, 14 Apr 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2016-09-08 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final Round 2016-09-08 8
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2016-09-11 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2016-09-17 5