Terence PARKIN

Photo - PARKIN Terence
Photo - PARKIN Terence
Photo - PARKIN Terence

Flag - RSA South Africa

Deaflympic Medals:

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First Deaflympic Games: Copenhagen 1997

Born: 1980

Gender: m

A native of Durban and member of the Seagulls Swimming Club. Competed at the 1997 World Games for the Deaf and won a total of 7 medals, including 5 gold (100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke, 200m freestyle, 200m individual medley, and 400m individual medley), 1 silver (100m backstroke) and 1 bronze (200m backstroke). 2000 short-course World Championships silver medalist in both the 200m breaststroke and 400m individual medley among the non-deaf held at Athens, Greece. Winner of many gold, silver and bronze medals at various international meets held in different countries. The only deaf swimmer to make the International Aquatics Federation (FINA)'s elite ranking list in 1999 and 2000.
4-time Sportsman of the Year Award Winner (1997, 2000, 2001, and 2009).
eNews - February 2004

Deaflympics / World ChampionshipsSportEventResult
Copenhagen 1997Swimming100m backstrokeSilver
Copenhagen 1997Swimming100m breaststrokeGold
Copenhagen 1997Swimming100m butterfly
Copenhagen 1997Swimming100m freestyle4th
Copenhagen 1997Swimming1500m freestyle
Copenhagen 1997Swimming200m backstrokeSilver
Copenhagen 1997Swimming200m breaststrokeGold
Copenhagen 1997Swimming200m freestyleGold
Copenhagen 1997Swimming200m individual medleyGold
Copenhagen 1997Swimming400m individual medleyGold
Copenhagen 1997Swimming50m freestyle4th
Rome 2001Swimming100m breaststrokeGold
Rome 2001Swimming100m freestyleGold
Rome 2001Swimming200m breaststrokeGold
Rome 2001Swimming200m freestyleGold
Rome 2001Swimming400m individual medleyGold
Rome 2001Swimming4x100m freestyle relay4th
Melbourne 2005Swimming100m breaststrokeGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming100m freestyleGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming1500m freestyleGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming200m breaststrokeGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming200m butterflyGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming200m freestyleGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming200m individual medleyGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming400m freestyleGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming400m individual medleyGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming4x100m freestyle relaySilver
Melbourne 2005Swimming4x100m medley relayGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming4x200m freestyle relayGold
Melbourne 2005Swimming50m breaststrokeGold
Taipei 2009Cycling Roadindividual road race (Men)Bronze
Taipei 2009Swimming100m breaststroke (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming1500m freestyle (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming200m breaststroke (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming200m freestyle (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming200m individual medley (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming400m individual medley (Men)Gold
Taipei 2009Swimming4x100m medley relay
Taipei 2009Swimming50m breaststroke (Men)Gold
Sofia 2013Cycling Road1000m sprint (Men)
Sofia 2013Cycling Roadindividual road race (Men)
Sofia 2013Cycling Roadindividual time trial (Men)
Sofia 2013Cycling Roadpoints race (Men)
Sofia 2013Mountain Bikecross-country (Men)
Sofia 2013Swimming4x100m freestyle relay (Men)
Sofia 2013Swimming4x100m medley relay (Men)
Athens 2004Swimming100m breaststroke24th
Athens 2004Swimming200m backstroke12th
Athens 2004Swimming4x100m medley relay13th
Sydney 2000Swimming100m breaststroke28th
Sydney 2000Swimming200m breaststrokeSilver[note 1]
Sydney 2000Swimming200m individual medley17th
Sydney 2000Swimming400m individual medley5th[note 2]
Sydney 2000Swimming4x100m freestyle relay11th
See Olympic Profile
Wikipedia: Deaf people in the Olympics
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