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Michael Anderson

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Born

12/07/87 Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia

Lives

Sunshine Coast, QLD

Height

188cm

Weight

Nickname

Mike, Mick

Coach

Jan Cameron

Hobbies outside of swimming:

Anything to do with the beach

Specialty in the kitchen

Pulled pork

What do you want to do after Swimming?

Sports Administration

Career Highlights

Won a silver medal in the 100m backstroke in Beijing 2008

Won a silver medal at the 2006 IPC Swimming World Championships in the 100m backstroke

Became the first Paralympic swimmer in his classification to go under the one-minute mark in the 100m backstroke

Was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in the 2014 Australia Day Honours for service to sport as a Gold Medallist at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Won bronze at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in the 4x100m freestyle relay.
 

 

 

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Meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same!

Bronte Campbell

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