Tammy Cunnington

Tammy Cunnington qualified to compete at the IPC Swimming World Championships and the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. She showed her versatility by swimming seven S4 events at the Speedo Can Am Swimming Championships.

Cunnington was six years old when she was struck by an airplane at a Ponoka, Alta., air show in April 1982. The accident left her a paraplegic with the full use of her right arm, plus her core and shoulders.

A figure skater before the accident, Cunnington has played wheelchair basketball at a national level and competed in triathlon. She also enjoys hand cycling, paddle boarding and downhill sit-skiing.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan Am Games…Competed at two international triathlon events including a fifth place finish at Pan Am Championships in Dallas in 2014…

PERSONAL

Swims for the Red Deer Catalina Club…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2014 Can Ams 1st 200-m free
2014 Can Ams 1st 50-m back
2014 Can Ams 1st 50-m free
2014 Can Ams 1st 100-m breast
2014 Can Ams 1st 50-m fly

2014 Can Ams 1st 50-m breast
2014 Can Ams 1st 100-m free

 

 

 

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming200m Freestyle - Womensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Freestyle - Womenbronze
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming4 x 50m Freestyle Relay - Mixedbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Women 3
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Freestyle - Women 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Backstroke - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Breaststroke - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Butterfly - Women 5
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay - Mixed 3