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Zack McAllister

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Lethbridge, AB, CAN
Higher education
University of Lethbridge: Canada

Sport specific information

Club / Team
LA Swim Club: Lethbridge, AB, CAN
Name of coach
Peter Schori [club]; Craig McCord [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Zack (uleth.ca, 19 Feb 2015)
Hobbies
Biking, reading, video games, watching movies, hiking. (swimming.ca, 2015)
Injuries
He underwent surgery in April 2014 which stopped him from swimming for two months. (swimming.ca, 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. (gohorns.ca, 12 Nov 2013)

He was named the 2012/13 Male Para-Swimmer of the Year by Swim Alberta in Canada. (swimalberta.ca, 2014)
Impairment
He was born with too many bones in his limbs, which restricts growth and range of motion in his arms and legs. (lethbridgelivingonline.com, 13 Jul 2012)
Other information
UNIVERSITY FIRST
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he became the first University of Lethbridge swimmer to compete at an Olympic or Paralympic Games in the university's 75-year history. (swimming.ca, 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2012-08-31 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2012-08-31 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2012-09-03 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 3 2012-09-05 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2012-09-06 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-14 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-14 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-17 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-17 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-18 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2013-08-18 7
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-16 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2015-07-16 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2015-07-17 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-17 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-18 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-18 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2015-07-19 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-19 8
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2016-09-11 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-11 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2016-09-14 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2016-09-16 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-16 8
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2016-09-17 7