Jason Diederich

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Jason Diederich
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Nationality  Australia

Jason Andrew Diederich is a below-knee amputee[1] Australian Paralympic swimmer. He participated in the 1988 Seoul Paralympics and won a silver medal at the 1992 Barcelona Paralympics in the Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 event.[2] At the age of 23, in 1994 he completed his first solo Rottnest Channel Swim and has undertaken the swim several times since.

Diederich is an occupational therapist and studied at the Curtin University of Technology. [1] He originally lived in Perth, Western Australia and then moved to Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. In 2013, he lived in Melbourne, Victoria and was Executive General Manager, Community Care, Australian Home Care.[3]

In 1992, he was Curtin University of Technology Sports person of the year[4]


  1. ^ a b "2008 State Conference" (PDF). Occupational Therapist. April 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jason Diederich". Australian Home Care website. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Elite Athlete Awards". Curtin University of Technology website. Retrieved 1 January 2015.