Abi Tripp

 

Abi Tripp started 2016 with a bang. She broke the 13-year-old Canadian record in the women’s SM8 200-m individual medley clocking 2:58.77 at the 2016 Canadian Para-swimming Trials in April 2016. Andrea Cole had held the mark since 2002 at 3:03.04.

Tripp made her major Games debut at the Toronto Parapan American Games in 2015. She finished 4th in the 50-m freestyle, 100-m freestyle, 100-m breaststroke and 200-m IM.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games…

PERSONAL

Tripp has cerebral palsy which mildly impairs all four of her limbs. She learned how to swim at age seven… When her swimming career is over, Tripp wants to be an occupational therapist or swim coach.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 100-m breaststroke

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 100-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 200-m IM

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 50-m freestyle

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Backstroke - Women 998
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Women 4