Ben Sweeney

World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships 2010

Ben Sweeney won a remarkable 15 medals and set a new world record at the recent World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in Taiwan.

17-year old Ben, won 2 Golds and 2 Bronzes in the individual races, 6 medals from the heats and 5 more medals from the team relay races.  On top of all that he set a world record in the 100 metres backstroke, with a time of 1min 33.05sec.

Ben now has his sights firmly set on the next championships in Italy and a little matter of the Olympics in 2012.

Ben Sweeney