Zachary McAllister

Zachary McAllister

 

Zack McAllister has continued to gain recognition both in and out of the pool. McAllister won three individual and two relay medals at the 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games. This included gold in the 50-m freestyle, breaking his own Canadian record and setting an Americas record and being part of the 4×100-m 34 pt. freestyle relay team that won silver and set a Canadian record.

Also in 2015 he swam three individual and two relay events at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, including the 4×100-m 34 pt. medley relay that set a Canadian record.

At the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal, McAllister reached the finals in his three events, lowering Canadian and Pan American records in the 50-m (6th) and 100-m freestyle (7th). He was also fifth in the 400-m freestyle.

At his first Paralympic Games in 2012, McAllister was busy. He competed in four events: the 400-m freestyle, the 200-m individual medley and the 50-m and 100-m freestyle. Highlights were a sixth in the 400 and 10th in the 100-m freestyle, setting Canadian and Pan Am records in both races.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan Am Games and IPC World Championships… 2013 IPC World Championships… London 2012 Paralympic Games… First University of Lethbridge swimmer to make an Olympic or Paralympic team in the school’s 75-year history.

PERSONAL

McAllister’s disability is a condition that causes him to have too many bones in his limbs, thereby restricting growth and range of motion in both arms and legs… He was named 2012/13 Male Para-Swimmer of the Year by Swim Alberta.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 IPC Worlds 5th 4X100-m medley relay

2015 IPC Worlds 6th 4X100-m freestyle relay

2015 IPC Worlds 6th 100-m free

2015 IPC Worlds 7th 400-m free

2015 IPC Worlds 8th 50-m free

2015 Parapan American Games 1st 50-m free

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m free

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 400-m free

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 4X100-m freestyle relay

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 4X100-m medley relay

2013 IPC Worlds 5th 400-m free

2013 IPC Worlds 6th 50-m free

2013 IPC Worlds 7th 100-m free

2012 Paralympic Games 6th 400-m free

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming50m Freestyle - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Freestyle - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming4 x 100m Medley Relay - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming400m Freestyle - Mensilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Men 5
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 1
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 4
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Men 4
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Men 7
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Butterfly - Men 4
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Men 5
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Men 4
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 5
Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 15
2012 London Paralympics Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 10
2012 London Paralympics Swimming 400m Freestyle - Men 6
2012 London Paralympics Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Men 16