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Grant Patterson



19/05/89 Cairns Australia


Cairns, QLD





Scooter, Karl


Herbie Howard

Favourite Swimming Memory

2009 - 100m Backstroke final. I broke my WR, it's like a unicorn.

Role Model

People that are dealt a shit hand of cards and make something from nothing.

3 Words That Best Describe You

short, funny and smelly

Something Interesting About Yourself

I like knitting, I speak fluent Spanish and I grow my own tomatoes

Career Highlights 

Five Gold medals at the 2014 Para Pan Pacific Championships.

Australian Representative Honours and Results

World Championships  
Eindhoven, Netherlands 2010
Montreal, Canada 2013 – Silver S3 150m IM, Bronze S3 50m Freestyle, Bronze S3 100m Freestyle.
Glasgow, Scotland 2015 – Silver S3 150m IM, 5th S3 200m Freestyle, 5th SB2 50m Breaststroke, 6th S3 50m Freestyle, 6th S3 50m Backstroke, 7th 4x50m Freestyle Relay.
Para Pan Pacific Championships
Edmonton, Canada 2011 – Gold 150m IM, Silver 200m Freestyle, Silver 100m Freestyle, Bronze 50m Freestyle, Bronze 50m Backstroke.
Pasadena, United States 2014 – Gold S3 300m Freestyle, Gold S3 50m Freestyle, Gold S3 50m Backstroke, Gold S3 100m Freestyle, Gold S3 150m IM, Silver 4x50m Medley Relay, Bronze SB2 50m Backstroke
Cairns, Australia 2018 - 

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