Participants

Sarah MEHAIN

Sarah MEHAIN
    Swimming
Birth Date:  12 Jan 1995
Place of Birth:  NELSON CAN
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
S7

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Women's S7 50m Butterfly 2 Silver

Sarah MEHAIN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:18
Women's S7 50m Butterfly Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:27
Gold Medal Event Women's S7 50m Butterfly Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle S7 7 0:34.57
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Backstroke S7 6h2 1:32.65
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Breaststroke SB7 5h2 1:47.94
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Butterfly S7 4 0:36.46
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 200m Individual Medley SM7 5 3:11.16
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Freestyle S7 7 0:35.42
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Backstroke S7 5h1 1:31.07
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Breaststroke SB7 7 1:47.29
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Butterfly S7 8 0:39.93
2012 London, GBR Women's 200m Individual Medley SM7 7 3:12.06
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Freestyle S7 Heats 1:21.69

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Butterfly S7 3 36.98
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Breaststroke SB7 5 1:46.69
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Individual Medley SM7 4 3:08.47
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Backstroke S7 5 1:31.91
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Freestyle S7 5 35.29
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Backstroke S7 3 1:29.43
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Breaststroke SB7 4 1:44.84
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Freestyle S7 6 1:21.43
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 50m Butterfly S7 5 38.38
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 50m Freestyle S7 5 35.23
2013 Montreal, CAN Women's 200m Individual Medley SM7 4 3:14.98
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 4x100m Freestyle 34pts 5 4:53.78
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 4x100m Medley 34pts 5h1 5:39.03
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 50m Butterfly S7 7 0:42.94
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 50m Freestyle S7 8 36.57
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 100m Backstroke S7 5 1:31.60
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 200m Individual Medley SM7 4 3:19.20
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 100m Freestyle S7 10 1:20.85

Hobbies

Riding her horse, skiing, reading, highland dancing, bike riding and playing instruments (violin and French horn) (mcgillathletics.ca, 24 Jan 2018)


Occupation: Athlete, student (paralympic.org, 25 Jan 2018)
Education: Sustainability sciences at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Languages spoken: English, French
Coach

CLUB: Peter CARPENTER (CAN) (swimming.ca, 24 Jan 2018)


Sporting relatives

Older sister, Heather, is a competitive cross-country skier who raced at the world junior trials in 2011. Younger sister, Hannah, skis and swims and competed at the 2012 British Columbia Winter Games. Mother, Mae, is also competitive in cross-country skiing and earned silver at the 2011 Masters World Cup. Father, John, used to race in downhill skiing. (mcgillathletics.ca, 24 Jan 2018; nelsonstar.com, 7 Sep 2016)


Reason: Due to her parents encouraging, as they said she would enjoy the health benefits, whilst she also enjoys the social aspect. (paralympic.org, 25 Jan 2018)
Ambition: Compete at the Olympic Games, as well as become a good violin player and highland dancer. (mcgillathletics.ca, 25 Jan 2018)
Influence: Her parents, and old coach Bruce MELTON (CAN) (mcgillathletics.ca, 24 Jan 2018)
Ritual: Keeping properly hydrated, getting proper rest, stretching prior to swimming and making sure she has a proper warm-up once in the water. (mcgillathletics.ca, 24 Jan 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born with hemiplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, which means the right side of her body is weaker than the left and not coordinated. (paralympic.ca, 25 Jan 2018; nelsonstar.com, 7 Sep 2016)


INSPIRATION
Her favourite song to listen to before her race is 300 Violin Orchestra by Jorge QUINTERO. (swimming.ca, 24 Jan 2018)


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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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