Birth Date:  08 Jun 1995
Place of Birth:  NORTH ADELAIDE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Sport Class

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Men's SM8 200m Individual Medley 1 Gold

Jesse AUNGLES - Schedule

Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 11:12
Men's SM8 200m Individual Medley Heat 1
Sun, 8 Apr 20:29
Gold Medal Event Men's SM8 200m Individual Medley Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 2 2:31.25

Paralympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 400m Freestyle S8 8 4:48.23
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m Backstroke S8 7 1:09.47
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m Butterfly S8 7 1:06.60
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 6 2:28.96

World Championships
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 pts 4 4:19.67
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 5 2:27.94
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 100m Butterfly S8 Heats 1:06.26
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 400m Freestyle S8 6 4:43.45
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 100m Backstroke S8 6 1:08.08


Learning Japanese (Athlete, Oct 2017)

Occupation: Student, athlete (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: International relations politics, commerce at University of Canberra, ACT, Australia
Languages spoken: English

NATIONAL: Yuriy VDOVYCHENKO (UKR) (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)

Reason: Started less than a year old to assist with muscle development and loved it. (Athlete, Oct 2018)
Ambition: Represent Australia at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and be the fastest ever. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Collecting silver in the 200m individual medley Para sport SM8 at his first ever international meet, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Establishing world record in the 200m backstroke in 2015. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Paralympic champion swimmer, Matthew COWDREY (AUS). “(He) coaches and swam at my club and was a successful athlete. He was a cool guy and a great leader.â€? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: His parents. “Sacrifices they make to get me to training. My mum, Anne, she has done so much.â€? (Athlete, Oct 2017; Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Ritual: Lay on the ground, visualise his swim and skills. (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Additional information

Born with right leg 10 per cent shorter than the other and his left leg missing the fibula bone and ankle. Had left foot amputated and his hip reconstructed as a one-year-old. (, 2 Mar 2018)

Started learning Japanese after visiting Japan with his girlfriend, Ashleigh, in October 2017. Currently attending Japanese classes once a week at Canberra Institute of Technology and plans to increase to twice a week after the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. "I went to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and love the country so much. Obviously, I would like to go to Tokyo (Olympics) 2020. I would like to become a diplomat, so the language would help me." (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)

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Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
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