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James Crisp

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Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 11th October 1982

Born: Nottingham

Team/Club: City of Sheffield

Coach: Russ Barber

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
S9 200m Freestyle 2:07.52 2010 BR
S9 400m Freestyle 4:21.52 2010 BR
S9 100m Backstroke 1:03.32 2010 ER
S9 200m Backstroke 2:16.16 2012 ER
SB8 100m Breaststroke 1:14.92 2013 BR
S9 50m Butterfly 29.85 2006 BR
S9 100m Butterfly 1:04.46 2006 BR
SM9 200m Individual Medley 2:19.85 2011 BR

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Paralympic Games 100m Freestyle (S9) 2012 1:00.76 17th
  400m Freestyle (S9)   4:26.61 8th
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:03.62 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke (SB8)   1:15.71 6th
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:21.10 5th
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:20.54 5th
  400m Freestyle (S9) 2004 4:28.38 SILVER
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:05.42 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke (SB8)   1:19.47 SILVER
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:06.87 8th
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:24.88 BRONZE
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:31.23 4th
  100m Freestyle (S9) 2000 1:00.58 BRONZE
  400m Freestyle (S9)   4:31.45 BRONZE
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:05.15 GOLD
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:05.59 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:25.33 GOLD
  4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts)   4:06.85 GOLD
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:38.71 SILVER
IPC World Championships 100m Backstroke (S9) 2013 1:03.83 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke (SB8)   1:14.92 4th
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:19.90 5th
  400m Freestyle (S9) 2010 4:21.52 BRONZE
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:03.52 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:20.43 4th
  400m Freestyle (S9) 2006 4:22.60 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:05.68 BRONZE
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:04.72 5th
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:22.85 BRONZE
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   5:14.56 SILVER
  100m Freestyle (S9) 2002 1:00.78 BRONZE
  400m Freestyle (S9)   4:27.93 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:05.06 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke (SB8)   1:18.00 GOLD
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:05.22 BRONZE
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:22.87 GOLD
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:33.43 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S9) 1998 4:35.80 BRONZE
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:07.58 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:28.32 GOLD
Commonwealth Games 100m Freestyle 2002 1:00.88 7th
IPC European Championships 100m Freestyle (S9) 2011 59.67 10th
  400m Freestyle (S9)   4:22.88 BRONZE
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:03.68 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:19.85 SILVER
  4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts)   3:57.79 BRONZE
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:25.17 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle (S9) 2001 1:00.79 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:06.03 GOLD
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:05.09 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:25.52 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S9) 1999 4:32.65 SILVER
  100m Backstroke (S9)   1:06.79 GOLD
  100m Butterfly (S9)   1:07.23 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM9)   2:26.05 GOLD

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships MC 100m Backstroke 2013 1:05.43 4th
  MC 200m Individual Medley   2:24.78 5th
  MC 50m Freestyle 2012 28.24 10th
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:04.34 BRONZE
  MC 200m Individual Medley   2:20.70 SILVER
  MC 100m Freestyle 2011 1:00.06 6th
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:03.80 SILVER
  MC 400m Freestyle 2010 4:22.72 BRONZE
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:03.32 SILVER
  MC 100m Freestyle 2008 1:00.25 7th
  MC 400m Freestyle   4:23.41 BRONZE
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:05.28 BRONZE
  MC 100m Freestyle 2007 59.78 SILVER
  MC 400m Freestyle   4:22.67 GOLD
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:04.94 SILVER
  MC 100m Butterfly   1:07.24 GOLD
  MC 100m Freestyle 2006 1:00.46 SILVER
  MC 50m Backstroke   31.16 GOLD
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:04.47 GOLD
  MC 100m Butterfly   1:04.95 BRONZE
  MC 100m Freestyle 2004 1:00.43 6th
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:04.43 GOLD
  MC 100m Butterfly   1:04.86 SILVER
  MC 100m Backstroke 2003 1:05.79 GOLD
British Para-Swimming International Meet MC 200m Individual Medley 2014 2:23.52 7th
British International Disability Championships MC 100m Backstroke 2013 1:04.10 BRONZE
  MC 200m Individual Medley   2:21.29 6th
  MC 100m Backstroke 2012 1:04.47 5th
  MC 400m Freestyle 2011 4:26.93 5th
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:04.94 5th

In the Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Winning two gold medals at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics

Out of the Pool

Other sports: Football and basketball

Ultimate relaxation: Chill out watching TV or listening to music


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