Cortney Jordan


FacebookName: Cortney Jordan
Sport: Para Swimming
Height: 5'3”
Weight: 130
Current Residence: Baltimore, Maryland
College: California Lutheran University

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, silver (50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 400m freestyle), bronze (100m backstroke), 4th (200m individual medley)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games: gold (50m freestyle), silver (100m freestyle, 400m freestyle), bronze (200m individual medley)

Career Highlights:

  • 2015: IPC Swimming World Championships, gold (100 freestyle, 400 freestyle), silver (50 butterfly, 50 freestyle), bronze (50 freestyle, 200 IM) 
  • 2014: Spring Nationals/CanAms, 1st (100m backstroke, 1500m freestyle, 50m Freestyle, 50m Fly), 2nd (100m freestyle, 200m individual medley, 400m freestyle)
  • 2013: IPC World Swimming Championships, 1st (100m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 50m freestyle), 2nd (100m backstroke), 3rd (200m individual medley, 400 freestyle relay); U.S. Paralympics Spring Swimming Nationals, 1st (50m backstroke, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 400m freestyle), 2nd (200m individual medley)

  • 2012: U.S. Paralympic Swimming Trials, 2nd (50m freestyle, 50m fly, 400m freestyle, 100m breaststroke, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 200m individual medley)

  • 2011: ParaPan Pacific Games, 2nd (50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m individual medley), 3rd (100m backstroke, 400m freestyle)

  • 2010: World Championships, 1st (4x100 medley, 4x100 freestyle), 2nd (50m freestyle), 3rd (100m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 200m individual medley)

  • 2009: Short Course World Championships, 2nd (50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 200m individual medley, 4x100m freestyle relay)

  • 2006: World Championships: bronze (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 400 freestyle)

  • NIAA Top-Ten Scholar Athlete
  • Academic All-American: 2007-2009

Fun Facts: Daughter of Dirk Jordan and Nancy Jordan, has one sister, Mikaela Currently a student at California Lutheran University. Hobbies include cooking, volunteering, and writing.

Learn more: 
US Para Swimming

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