Quick facts

Birthdate

July 6, 1998

Birthplace

Aldergrove, BC

Residence

Aldergrove, BC

Sport

Para Swimming

Experience

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Tyler Mrak competed in six events. His best results were 11th in both the 100-m breaststroke and the 100-m backstroke.

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.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2016 Paralympic Games… 2015 Parapan Am Games… 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships… 2013 Canada Games.

PERSONAL

Ambition is to be an architect… Started swimming at age nine with the Langley Flippers…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 Paralympic Games 11th 100-m breaststroke

2016 Paralympic Games 11th 100-m backstroke

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m breaststroke

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 100-m backstroke

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd 400-m freestyle

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