Taine Morrissey

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"It started off being just for fitness, and I liked it so I kept going,"
Club / Team
Swim Matamata: New Zealand
Name of coach
Graeme Laing [personal]

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named Most Persevering Sportsman of the Year at the Matamata College Sports awards ceremony in 2014. (Swim Matamata Facebook profile, 23 Sep 2014)
Famous relatives
His grandfather Brian Morrissey played international rugby union for the New Zealand All Blacks. (fairfaxmedia.newspaperdirect.com, 11 Feb 2015)
Impairment
He has spina bifida. (stuff.co.nz, 11 Sep 2013)