Tyler Mrak

Tyler Mrak

 

Tyler Mrak capped a brilliant 2015 season with three medals and seven finals at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games. He earned a silver in the 100-m breaststroke, and bronze in the 100-m backstroke and 400-m freestyle.

Mrak gained valuable experience in 2014 by competing for Canada at the Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. He was one of the youngest swimmers on the team at age 16, but still reached five finals capped by a bronze medal in the S13 100-m breaststroke.

He is one of two Surrey Knights swimmers to make the Rio 2016 Canadian Paralympic Team for Toronto, along with Nathan Stein.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan Am Games…bronze medal in 100-m breaststroke at 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships and 2013 Canada Games.

PERSONAL

Ambition is to be an architect… Favorite subjects in high school include physics and astronomy… Started swimming at age nine with the Langley Flippers...

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m breaststroke

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 100-m backstroke

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 400-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 4th 200-m IM

2015 Parapan American Games 5th 50-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 6th 100-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 6th 100-m butterfly

2014 Pan Pac Para Swimming Championships 3rd 100-m breaststroke

2014 Pan Pac Para Swimming Championships 5th 400-m freestyle

2014 Pan Pac Para Swimming Championships 5th 100-m butterfly

2014 Pan Pac Para Swimming Championships 5th 200-m IM

2014 Pan Pac Para Swimming Championships 6th 100-m backstroke

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Breaststroke - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Backstroke - Menbronze
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming400m Freestyle - Menbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Backstroke - Men 3
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Men 4
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 6
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Men 3
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Butterfly - Men 6
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 5