Quick facts

Birthdate

March 28, 1992

Birthplace

Surrey, BC

Residence

Surrey, BC

Sport

Para Swimming

Experience

London 2012

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

Nathan Stein retired from competitive Para swimming after the 2016 Paralympic Games. He has refocused his efforts toward coaching, joining the Surrey Knights staff alongside Head Coach Reg Shaw where he hopes to guide young swimmers to become future medalists.

At his second Paralympic Games in 2016, Stein made the final in all three of his events. His best result being a 5th place finish in both the 100-m butterfly and 50-m freestyle. Stein also finished 7th in the 100-m freestyle.

In 2015, he collected four silver medals at the Parapan American Games in Toronto and notched bronze medals in the 50-m and 100-m freestyles at the IPC World Championships.

At the Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships in Pasadena, the biggest event of the year for Canadian para-swimmers in 2014, Stein won two medals, lowering teammate Benoit Huot’s Canadian record in both. In the S10 100-m butterfly he took the gold and added a silver in the 100-m freestyle.

At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Stein won the silver medal in the 50-m freestyle in Canadian record time.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games… 2015 Parapan American Games… 2010 and 2015 IPC World Championships… Named B.C. Swimming’s male para-athlete of the year in 2015… Named Swimming Canada’s male para-athlete of the year in 2014…

PERSONAL

He has a bone deficiency in one knee, a condition called osteochondritis dissecans… He has had several operations on the knee since he first broke it while playing football at age 11.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 Paralympic Games 5th 100-m butterfly

2016 Paralympic Games 5th 50-m freestyle

2016 Paralympic Games 7th 100- freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m butterfly

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 4X100-m freestyle relay (34 pts)

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 100-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 50-m freestyle

2015 IPC World Championships 3rd 50-m freestyle

2015 IPC World Championships 3rd 100-m freestyle

2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships 1st 100-m butterfly

2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships 2nd 100-m freestyle

2012 Paralympic Games 2nd 50-m freestyle

Paralympic Medals

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