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Ryan Duemler

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
DeVry University: Downers Grove, IL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first swam in a school competition in 2008.
Why this sport?
"I like team sports, but I prefer it when it's just you against yourself. I like it when it's all up to you, not the entire team, just you."
Name of coach
Queenie Nichols, USA

General interest

Other sports
He took up ice sledge hockey with the Disabled Athletes Sports Association [DASA] in the United States of America, but had to stop due to his limited leg movement. (stltoday.com, 27 Apr 2010; dasa.org, 2010)
Famous relatives
His father Keith helped set up the Disabled Athletes Sports Association [DASA] in Missouri, United States of America. (zoominfo.com, 02 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He has limited movement in his legs as the result of being born with cerebral palsy. (stltoday.com, 27 Apr 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2013-08-13 12
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-14 9
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-17 14
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2015-07-14 10
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2015-07-15 14
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2015-07-17 8
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-17 8
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-17 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-18 6