Athletes

Andrew Mullen

Andrew made his Paralympic debut at London 2012.

  • Events:
    Swimming
  • Home Town:
    Glasgow
  • Lives:
    Glasgow
  • Trains:
    REN 96
  • Date Of Birth:
    29/11/1996
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

Andrew first started training with Temple Swimming Club for the Disabled in Glasgow when he was seven years old. He has now been competing for over three years.

Other career highlights include winning two medals upon making his international debut aged just 14 years old. At the 2011 IPC European Championships in Berlin, Germany, Andrew won silver in the 50m Butterfly (S5) and bronze in the 200m Individual Medley (SM5).

At London 2012, Andrew qualified for the final in all three of his events. In the 50m Butterfly (S5) he became the first Briton to record a time under 40 seconds when he touched with 39.71 in the heats. He also recorded a British Record in the 50m Backstroke (S5).

“In four years I’ll hopefully be bigger and stronger and I’m sure I’ll be able to catch the others then.”Andrew Mullen

Andrew is currently a full-time student.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • 50m Freestyle (S5): 8th 
    50m Backstroke (S5): 4th
    50m Butterfly (S5): 4th
     
  • 2013 IPC World Championships, Montreal, Canada
  • 50m Butterfly (S5): bronze
    50m Backstroke (S5): silver
    200m Individual Medley (SM5): silver
    100m Freestyle (S5): 4th
    50m Freestyle (S5): 5th
     
  • 2012 British Championships, London, UK
  • 50m Backstroke (S5): silver
  • 2011 IPC European Championships, Berlin, Germany
  • 100m Freestyle (S5): 7th
    50m Butterfly (S5): silver
    200m Individual Medley (SM5): bronze




     

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