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Joe Murray

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Burlington, NC


Western Alamance High School (Elon, N.C.) '21

classification: S10, SB9, SM10

Started swimming at age 9...Became involved with U.S. Paralympics Swimming in 2014...Is a below-the-knee amputee after his right leg was amputated at 4 weeks old after an ischemic injury at birth...Son of Samuel and Kimberly Murray…Has two brothers, Elijah and Joshua…Joe is incredibly involved in his school…Hopes to be a cardiologist one day…Enjoys reading and playing beach volleyball with his friends.
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (200 IM, 400 freestyle), 2nd (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke), 3rd (100 freestyle, 50 freestyle)
  • 2017 Can-Am Open, 1st (400 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 IM, 100 freestyle), 2nd (100 breaststroke)
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