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Paralympics Day 2 Preview: James Crisp

London 2012 will be Crisp's third Games Photo: PA

Date of birth:

11 October 1982


100m Backstroke S9 (10.35 & 18.42)



Paralympics history:

2004 Athens

400m Freestyle (S9): silver

100m Backstroke (S9): silver

100m Breaststroke (SB8): silver

200m Individual Medley (SM9): bronze

2000 Sydney

100m Freestyle (S9): bronze

400m Freestyle (S9): bronze

100m Backstroke (S9): gold

100m Butterfly (S9): silver

200m Individual Medley (SM9): gold

4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts): gold

4x100m Medley Relay (34pts): silver

Already a multiple Paralympic medallist, Crisp was forced to sit out Beijing 2008 to have surgery on his shoulder - calling it the worst moment of his career. Crisp is already one of Paralympics GB's greatest swimmers with an astonishing 47 international medals so far at the age of 29. The S9 100m is his strongest event and he broke the world record in 2010. He will be hoping today brings him his first Paralympics gold medal in 12 years.

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