Tess Routliffe

Tess Routliffe

 

Tess Routliffe burst on the international stage in 2015. At the Parapan American Games in Toronto she won four gold medals with victories in the 50-m freestyle, 100-m freestyle, 100-m backstroke, 100-m breaststroke, as well as silver in the 200-m individual medley.

She raced in in nine events a couple of weeks earlier at the 2015 IPC World Championships, winning silver in the 200-m IM. She also posted five fourth-place finishes.

Routliffe showed her potential at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships by reaching the final in six individual events at age 16. The highlight was a silver medal in the S7 100-m breaststroke. She also posted four fifth-place finishes and a sixth.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 IPC World Championships and Parapan American Games… As of May 2016, she held Canadian records in the 100-m freestyle and the three breaststroke distances.

PERSONAL

Twice named Ontario Swimming para-swimmer of the year…Started swimming at age 3 with Dorado Stars in Caledon Ont…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games 1st 50-m freestyle
2015 Parapan American Games 1st 100-m freestyle
2015 Parapan American Games 1st 100-m backstroke
2015 Parapan American Games 1st 100-m breaststroke
2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 200-m individual medley
2015 IPC World Championships 2nd 200-m individual medley
2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships 2nd 100-m breaststroke

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming50m Freestyle - Womengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Freestyle - Womengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Backstroke - Womengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Breaststroke - Womengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming200m Individual Medley - Womensilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Women 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Women 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Butterfly - Women 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Women 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Women 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Women 6
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Backstroke - Women 1