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PATIL Swapnil
Sport Para swimming
NPC India   
GenderMen
Age22
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
He began swimming as part of his rehabilitation. "I was going for physiotherapy and then a coach said that I could swim well, and after that I developed an interest."
General Interest
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 and 2024 Paralympic Games. (NNIS Sports News YouTube channel, 16 Oct 2018)
Impairment
At age six he was involved in a cycling accident, which resulted in paraplegia. (NNIS Sports News YouTube channel, 16 Oct 2018; asianage.com, 18 Nov 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2014 50m Freestyle S10 32.64
7 2014 100m Freestyle S10 1:09.07
6 2014 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:52.86
7 2014 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:35.45
3 2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:23.32
6 2014 100m Backstroke S10 1:15.45
3 2018 100m Freestyle S10 59.77
4 2018 50m Freestyle S10 26.92
3 2018 400m Freestyle S10 4:41.45
2 2018 100m Backstroke S10 1:09.35