Quick facts

Birthdate

May 13, 1999

Birthplace

Montréal, QC

Residence

Montréal, QC

Sport

Para Swimming

Experience

Lima 2019

Santiago 2023

Myriam Soliman was Canada’s busiest swimmer at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, competing in seven events. She reached the final in each one and took a bronze in the women’s S6 100m backstroke. She also placed fourth three times.

More recently, at the Madeira 2022 World Para Swimming Championships, Soliman placed seventh in the 50-m freestyle S7 and eighth in the 50-m butterfly S7.

She started swimming at age eight as part of her rehabilitation program after her injury. She was named the top swimmer at the 2012 provincial championships and competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games Trials. A year later she swam for Team Quebec at the Canada Games.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2022 World Championships… 2019 Parapan American Games (1 bronze) … 2017 Canada Games.

PERSONAL

Speaks English, French, Arabic and Spanish… Student at Université de Montréal… Graduated in health sciences at Collège Édouard-Montpetit…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2022 World Championships 50 freestyle 7th

2022 World Championships 50 butterfly 8th

2019 Parapan American Games 100m backstroke 3rd

2019 Parapan American Games 50 freestyle 4th

2019 Parapan American Games 100 breaststroke 4th

2019 Parapan American Games 200m IM 4th

2019 Parapan American Games 50m butterfly 6th

2019 Parapan American Games 400m freestyle 6th

2019 Parapan American Games 100 freestyle 7th