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Nathan Stein

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Maple Ridge, BC, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming lessons at age nine.
Why this sport?
He started swimming lessons as it was the only way he could convince his parents to buy him goggles. He loved that his swimming ability could be improved in a short amount of time, and became addicted to competing.
Club / Team
Surrey Knights Swim Club : Canada
Name of coach
Reg Shaw [club], CAN; Craig McCord [national

General interest

Nicknames
Nate (Twitter profile, 22 May 2015)
Injuries
He suffered from an injury throughout 2013. (mapleridgenews.com, 26 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sink or swim." (Instagram profile, 12 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Male Para-Swimmer of the Year by Swim British Columbia [BC] in Canada. (swimbc.ca, 29 Sep 2015)

He was named the 2014 Male Para-swimmer of the Year by Swimming Canada. (swimswam.com, 26 Nov 2014)
Famous relatives
He is related to Norwegian American football player and coach Knute Rockne. (swimming.ca, 2015)
Impairment
He has a bone deficiency in one knee, a condition called osteochondritis dissecans. He has had over a dozen operations on the knee since he first broke it while playing football at age 11. The condition has deteriorated over time. (natation.ca, 21 Jul 2010)
Other information
TATTOOS
He has numerous tattoos, including one that says 'No Surrender' over his heart. (vancouversun.com, 1 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2012-08-31 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 3 2012-09-01 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2012-09-06 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 2012-09-08 9999
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-13 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-13 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final 1 2015-07-17 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 2 2015-07-17 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-18 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-18 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-09 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final Round 2016-09-12 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 2016-09-12 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 2016-09-13 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-13 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2016-09-14 7