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BOYCE-VAUGHAN Antwahn
Sport Para swimming
NPC Barbados   
GenderMen
Age22
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. James, BAR
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming in 2020 at age 19 at the Barbados Aquatic Center in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Why this sport?
His mother Tonia encouraged him to take up Para swimming.
Name of coach
Adele Price [national]
General Interest
Hobbies
Painting, playing video games, spending time with friends. (caribank.org, 12 Jul 2017; Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Barbadian Para swimmer David Taylor. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Impairment
In October 2017 he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer], which resulted in the amputation of his right leg a year later. (barbadostoday.bb, 17 Apr 2021, 20 Sep 2019; The Nation Barbados YouTube channel, 19 Aug 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
24 2021 50m Freestyle S9 37.86