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Tyler Mrak

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Abbotsford, BC, CAN
Occupation
Student
Higher education
Business - Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, BC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine at the Langley Flippers club in British Columbia, Canada.
Why this sport?
A friend encouraged him to start the sport.
Club / Team
Kamloops Classic Swimming [CAN] / Thompson Rivers University [CAN]:
Name of coach
Brad Dalke [club, university]; Vince Mikuska [national], CAN
Training Regime
He does eight two-hour sessions a week.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (truomega.ca, 01 Feb 2017)
Impairment
He has achromatopsia, a visual condition charactersied by decreased vision, light sensitivity and colour blindness. (cbc.ca, 17 Jan 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2016-09-08 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 3 2016-09-10 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 2016-09-11 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2016-09-12 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 2016-09-16 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 2016-09-17 6