Rhys Gill

Name Rhys Gill

Hometown Aberdeen

Live Ellon

Occupation Student

Sport Swimming

Events 50m/100m/400m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke, 100m Backstroke, 200 IM

Classification S9, SB9, SM9

Personal Bests 50 free 30.50, 100 free 1.09.00, 100 back 1.20.18, 400 free 5.41.69

Name of Club University of Aberdeen Performance Swimming/Ythan ASC

Coach Gregor McMillan/Gail Murray

When/how you got involved The Grampian Disability Sport representative at the time knew I was interested in sport and entered me into a local competition.

Sporting Highlights Representing Scotland in the School Games, winning a bronze medal at the Scottish Open Championships, representing Scotland in the CPISRA World Games in Sant Cugat Spain where I won a bronze medal and winning a bronze and two silvers in my age group at the British National Championships in Manchester.

Sporting Goals and Aspirations To make the finals in the British Para Swimming International Meet, The Paralympics

One bit of advice for an aspiring athlete Train hard, eat well, be the best you can be and enjoy yourself.