Samantha Ryan

Samantha Ryan

 

Samantha Ryan showed the world in 2015 she is one of Canada’s fastest rising stars in para-swimming. At the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games, she swam in seven events, winning silver in the 100-m butterfly. A few weeks earlier, she took fifth place in the same event at the IPC World Championships

At age 15, Ryan was the youngest member on Team Canada at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships in Pasadena. She collected bronze medals in the S10 100-m butterfly and 200-m individual medley, in addition to reaching five other finals.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan Am Games and IPC World Championships …two bronze at 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships…Won five medals for Team Saskatchewan at 2013 Canada Games, including two gold…

PERSONAL

Has a condition known as drop foot which makes it difficult to control her feet…Always steps on block with her right foot first… Learned to swim with the Flin Flon Aqua Jets and joined the Saskatoon Goldfins in 2012.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m butterfly

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 400-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 5th 100-m breaststroke

2015 Parapan American Games 6th 100-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 7th 200-M IM

2015 Parapan American Games 8th 50-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 8th 100-m backstroke

2015 IPC World Championships 5th 100-m butterfly

2014 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships 3rd 100-m fly

2014 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships 3rd 200-m IM

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Butterfly - Womensilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Women 8
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Women 6
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Backstroke - Women 8
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Women 5
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Butterfly - Women 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Women 7