Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S13, SB13, SM13
Further personal information
Speech Therapy and Hearing - University College Cork: Ireland
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age four, and began competing at age 12.
Why this sport?
"I didn't have much of an interest in sports like football or rugby so I started swimming."
Club / Team
Sundays Well Swimming Club [SWSC]: Cork, IRL
Name of coach
Richard Cassidy [club]
He gets up at 05:00 to train before he begins studying.
Memorable sporting achievement
Making his international debut at the 2017 World Series event in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (sport.ucc.ie, 14 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He received a University College Cork scholarship award for swimming for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons in Ireland. (swimmunster.ie, 22 Nov 2018; ucc.ie, 16 Oct 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (swimmunster.ie, 22 Nov 2018)
He has myopic astigmatism, which causes short-sightedness and sensitivity to light. (swimming.ucc.ie, 12 Dec 2018)