Guy Harrison-Murray

Name: Guy Harrison-Murray

 

Disability: Bilateral Talipes

 

Sport: Swimming - 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 4x100m Freestyle Relay and 4x100m Medley Relay

 

Age: 19

 

Paralympic Experience: Debut

 

Dates Competing:

 

Day 2: S10 50m Freestyle - Heats

Day 2: S10 50m Freestyle - Final

Day 6: S10 100m Freestyle - Heats

Day 6: S10 100m Freestyle - Final

14/09: 4x100m Freestyle Relay - Heats

15/09: 4x100m Freestyle Relay - Final

15/09: S10 400m Freestyle - Heats

16/09: S10 400m Freestyle - Final

17/09: 4x100m Medley Relay - Heats

18/09: 4x100m Medley Relay – Final

 

Bio Information:

 

Guy was born in Bath, England where he was diagnosed with congenital bilateral talipes, a condition where the feet are twisted out of position, more commonly known as club foot.

He moved to Australia in 2011 and qualified for his first senior National team in 2014.

Harrison-Murray moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2015 in order to train with the highly esteemed University of the Sunshine Coast swim team.

He competed in his first IPC Swimming World Championship in 2015 where he set a new Oceania record in the 400m freestyle.

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship and the City of Perth granted Guy a distinguished talent visa which allowed him to become an Australian citizen before the cut off to be eligible for the 2016 Paralympic selections.