Quick facts

Birthdate

November 27, 2002

Birthplace

Brossard, Que.

Residence

Brossard, Que.

Sport

Para Swimming

Experience

Santiago 2023

At the 2022 Para swimming World Championships Félix Cowan reached the final in all four of his individual events, setting three personal best times in the process. In the 50 free S8, he missed the podium by seven hundredths of a second, finishing fourth in a Canadian record time of 27.63.

Cowan was also a member of the 4×50-m medley 20 points relay that placed eighth and the 4×100-m freestyle 34 points that placed fifth. Both relays broke Canadian records.

Following those sensational performances in his worlds debut, Cowan was named Swimming Canada’s Breakout Performer of the Year (Paralympic Program) for 2022.

Cowan has been training at Swimming Canada’s High Performance Centre-Quebec since 2020.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2022 World Championships

PERSONAL

He was born with mild cerebral palsy…. Has a twin brother…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2022 World Championships 50m freestyle 4th

2022 World Championships 4X100m freestyle 5th

2022 World Championships 200 IM 6th

2022 World Championships 100m backstroke 6th

2022 World Championships 4X50m medley relay 8th

2022 World Championships 100m freestyle 8th