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Thomas Young

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Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 3rd May 1991

Born: Lancaster

Team/Club: Swim Swansea

Coach: Adam Baker

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Paralympic Games 50m Freestyle (S8) 2012 27.71 7th
  100m Freestyle (S8)   1:00.53 6th
  400m Freestyle (S8)   4:33.57 4th
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:08.91 4th
  100m Breaststroke (SB7)   1:23.69 5th
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:35.98 11th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts)   3:56.38 5th
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:20.54 5th
IPC World Championships 50m Freestyle (S8) 2010 29.07 10th
  400m Freestyle (S8)   4:36.45 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:06.85 BRONZE
  100m Breaststroke (SB7)   1:27.03 4th
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:32.40 BRONZE
IPC European Championships 400m Freestyle (S8) 2011 4:32.70 BRONZE
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:08.16 4th
  100m Breaststroke (SB7)   1:24.13 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:30.75 5th
  100m Backstroke (S8) 2009 1:08.48 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:34.34 BRONZE
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:23.49 SILVER
IPC World Championships (25m) 100m Backstroke (S8) 2009 1:05.80 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke (SB8)   1:25.38 BRONZE
Paralympic World Cup 400m Freestyle 2011 4:36.78 SILVER
  100m Backstroke   1:09.57 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S8) 2010 4:50.79 5th
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:08.13 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S8) 2009 4:58.64 6th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 400m Freestyle 2012 4:37.20 5th
  100m Backstroke   1:07.52 4th
  100m Breaststroke   1:25.59 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley   2:33.49 5th
  400m Freestyle 2011 4:34.39 SILVER
  100m Backstroke   1:09.44 6th
  100m Breaststroke   1:27.79 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley   2:32.28 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle 2010 1:04.59 6th
  100m Backstroke   1:08.58 BRONZE
  50m Freestyle 2009 29.69 12th
  100m Freestyle   1:04.70 8th
  100m Backstroke   1:11.25 BRONZE
  50m Freestyle 2008 30.77 15th
  100m Freestyle   1:06.57 12th
  100m Backstroke   1:13.56 4th
British International Disability Swimming Championships 400m Freestyle 2011 4:36.42 6th
  100m Backstroke   1:08.90 7th

In the Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Winning the 100m Backstroke in Newport qualifying for the World Short Course Championships witha 3 second PB.

Aspiration: To medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Out of the Pool

Family members: My twin sister is 50m freestyle sprinter.

Tip for the top: If you want to be the best you have to beat the best.


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