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Taylor Corry

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Nelson Bay, NSW, AUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Lifeguard
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three and first competed in 2004 in Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia.
Why this sport?
Her mother thought it was important for her to learn how to swim for water safety.
Club / Team
Nelson Bay Swim Club: Australia
Name of coach
Tom Davis [club]
Training Regime
She trains four hours a day.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Hero / Idol
Australian swimmers Geoff Huegill, Ian Thorpe and Libby Trickett. (coastcommunitynews.com.au, 24 Jan 2016)
Famous relatives
Her older brother Keiran represented Australia in swimming at the 2013 Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle, NSW, Australia. (theherald.com.au, 01 Dec 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (portstephensexaminer.com.au, 27 Jun 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a swimming instructor and lifeguard at Tomaree Aquatic Centre in Salamander Bay, NSW, Australia. (portstephensexaminer.com.au, 06 Aug 2020; melbournesportscentres.com.au, 13 Feb 2020; Facebook profile, 23 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2012-08-31 2
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2012-09-02 2
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2012-09-02 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2012-09-06 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2013-08-12 3
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2013-08-12 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2013-08-14 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2013-08-14 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2013-08-16 17
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2013-08-18 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 3 2013-08-18 6
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2015-07-15 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2015-07-15 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2015-07-17 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2015-07-17 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2015-07-19 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2015-07-19 4