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FUHRER Stephan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Switzerland   
GenderMen
Age54
Place of BirthGreifensee, SUI
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
Zurich, SUI
Occupation
Athlete, Business Owner
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2016.
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to rock music. (swissparalympic.ch, 19 Aug 2018)
Injuries
He missed the 2019 World Championships in London, England, due to a health problem. (swissparalympic.ch, 15 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (autosense.ch, 13 Mar 2020; swissparalympic.ch, 19 Aug 2018)
Impairment
A work accident in 1997 resulted in paraplegia. (swissparalympic.ch, 01 Sep 2018)
Other information
BUSINESS OWNER
He and his brother Jorg own and operate Fuhrer Gartenbau AG, a landscaping company based in Greifensee, Switzerland. (autosense.ch, 13 Mar 2020; fuhrer-gartenbau.com, 19 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:54.36
3 2018 50m Freestyle S5 32.97
3 2018 100m Freestyle S5 1:12.38
2 2021 50m Freestyle S5 34.20
4 2021 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:57.00
8 2021 50m Backstroke S5 45.89
5 2021 200m Freestyle S5 2:49.45
3 2021 100m Freestyle S5 1:14.99