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Sean Russo

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to help improve his asthma.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Hobbies
Playing video games. (paralympic.org.au, 08 Dec 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe. (paralympic.org.au, 08 Dec 2016, 24 Aug 2010)
Impairment
He was born with the visual impairment retinitis pigmentosa. (paralympic.org.au, 29 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Swim-Off 2012-08-31 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2012-08-31 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 2012-08-31 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-01 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-02 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-04 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-04 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2012-09-07 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2012-09-07 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 2012-09-08 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2013-08-12 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final 1 2013-08-14 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-15 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2013-08-15 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2013-08-16 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final 1 2013-08-17 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 2013-08-17 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2013-08-18 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-18 8
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2015-07-14 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2015-07-14 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final 1 2015-07-15 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2015-07-16 9
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2015-07-17 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 3 2016-09-08 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2016-09-10 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2016-09-10 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2016-09-11 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 2016-09-11 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-14 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-16 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 2016-09-17 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 2016-09-17 5