David Griffin (swimmer)

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David Griffin
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born 1967
Kempsey, New South Wales

David Griffin (born 1967 in Kempsey, New South Wales) is an Australian swimmer. He lost his right leg above the knee in a tractor accident when he was 11 years of age. At the age of 15 he was noticed by a local swim coach Roger Whitmore and began training in earnest for the NSW Amputee championships.

David competed in the 1984 Games for the Disabled in New York where he won a bronze medal in the 100 m butterfly.[1] At the 1988 Seoul Paralympics he won bronze medals in both the 100 m butterfly and freestyle events.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "David Griffin - IPC Historical Results Database". International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Retrieved 24 August 2012.