Participants

Morgan BIRD

Morgan BIRD
    Swimming
Birth Date:  06 Sep 1993
Place of Birth:  REGINA CAN
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
S8

Events and Medals


Morgan BIRD - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 11:19
Women's S9 100m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:36
Gold Medal Event Women's S9 100m Freestyle Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 11:05
Women's S8 50m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 20:32
Gold Medal Event Women's S8 50m Freestyle Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Freestyle S8 4 1:10.07

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle 34 pts 5 4:29.40
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley 34 pts 5 5:01.13
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle S8 7 0:31.29
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Freestyle S8 5 1:09.67
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 400m Freestyle S8 6h2 5:25.08
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 200m Individual Medley SM8 5h1 3:07.03
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle 34 pts 7 4:38.23
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Medley 34 pts 7 5:10.85
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Freestyle S8 8 0:32.70
2012 London, GBR Women's 400m Freestyle S8 4 5:18.35
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Butterfly S8 4h1 1:21.58
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Freestyle S8 6 1:10.97

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 pts 4 4:35.05
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 pts 8 5:09.90
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Freestyle S8 5 31.93
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Butterfly S8 5 1:20.24
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Freestyle S8 4 1:10.04
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 400m Freestyle S8 7 5:24.34
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 pts 2 4:35.41
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Butterfly S8 6 1:18.87
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 400m Freestyle S8 5 5:27.21
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Freestyle S8 4 1:09.64
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 50m Freestyle S8 2 31.73
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4 5:16.31

Occupation: Student (globalnews.ca, 12 Apr 2017)
Education: Early childhood studies at Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Wendy JOHNSON (swimming.ca, 22 Jan 2018)


Reason: Wanted to strengthen her left leg. A coach saw she had potential and encouraged her to attend a swim meet. (paralympic.org, 22 Jan 2018)
Hero: Canadian Para swimmer, Stephanie DIXON, for her contagious positivity and determination. (swimming.ca, 22 Jan 2018)
Ritual: Having a pasta. (swimming.ca, 22 Jan 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born with cerebral palsy, affecting the left side of her body. (paralympic.ca, 22 Jan 2018)


AWARDS
Alberta’s Female Para Swimmer of the Year in 2015. (paralympic.ca, 22 Jan 2018)


GIVE BACK
Worked with Keziah HEPPNER, a nine-year-old swimmer who also has cerebral palsy, in April 2017. "I find it very important for me to raise people’s awareness about the Paralympic movement any chance I get. Even if my story touches one young person and gets them involved in sport, that’s very meaningful to me." (globalnews.ca, 12 Apr 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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