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Morgan Stickney

Paralympian 2020

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Morgan Stickney swims fast down the swim lane
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Jun 16, 1997


Cary, NC


University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Biology

classification: S7, SB6, SM7

Began swimming competitively at age ten...As an able-bodied swimmer she was ranked in the top 20 nationally for the 1,500-meter at age 15 and dreamt of swimming at the Olympic Games, until she broke the bones in her left foot that would ultimately lead to its amputation...She was back in the pool weeks after her amputation in 2018, which was her first time back in a pool in almost two years...Hobbies include going on walks with her dog, reading, hanging out with friends, napping and finding good restaurants.
  • 2018 Para National Championships, gold (400-meter Freestyle, 100-meter Freestyle)
  • One-time Paralympian (2020), two-time Paralympic medalist (2 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (400-meter freestyle S8), gold (4x100-meter medley relay)
  • Most Recent: 2023 – GOLD (400-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle)
  • Years of Participation: 2022, 2023
  • Medals: 4 (3 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2023 (400-meter freestyle S7, 100-meter freestyle); 2022 (400-meter freestyle S8)
  • Silver – 2022 (mixed 4x100-meter freestyle relay 34 pt.)
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