Participants

Thomas HAMER

Thomas HAMER
    Swimming
Birth Date:  16 Aug 1998
Place of Birth:  BURNLEY
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  19
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
S14

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Men's S14 200m Freestyle 1 Gold

Thomas HAMER - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
WR Men's S14 200m Freestyle Final 1:55.88 5 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Thomas HAMER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:13
Men's S14 200m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:21
Gold Medal Event Men's S14 200m Freestyle Final
Finished

Legend

WR: World Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Freestyle S14 2 2:00.27

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 200m Freestyle S14 2 1:56.58
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 200m Individual Medley SM14 2 2:12.88

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Freestyle S14 3 1:58.42
2015 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Individual Medley SM14 4 2:16.47

Nickname: Tom (Twitter, 8 Sep 2017)
Hobbies

Playing video games (paralympics.org, 21 Aug 2016)


Occupation: Athlete, model (paralympic.org, 8 Sep 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Graeme SMITH (SCO) (britishswimming.org, 21 Aug 2016)


Reason: â€œI guess it was my mum. She took me to swimming lessons when I was five and it snowballed from there.â€? (bbc.co.uk, 29 Nov 2016)
Memorable: â€œRio 2016 (Olympic) Games was an experience I'll never forget. Being so close to a gold medal.â€? (bbc.co.uk, 29 Nov 2016)
Hero: Olympic champion swimmer, Michael PHELPS (USA). “A true legend of the sport. He has never settled for one or two medals. I find that attitude very inspirational.â€? (bbc.co.uk, 29 Nov 2016)
Ritual: â€œI was the first person on Team GB to wear the big, black, dry suit robes before a race, which helps keep your body heat high.â€? (bbc.co.uk, 29 Nov 2016)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Intellectual impairment. (paralympics.org, 21 Aug 2016)


EARLY PROMISE
Swam the English Channel as part of a relay team in under 11 hours at age of 12. (tomhamer.co.uk, 8 Sep 2017)

GIVING BACK
Ambassador for the UK Sport Association, inspiring the next generation of athletes with learning disabilities. (soulmatefood.com, 26 Jul 2016)


Social Media

Legend

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

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