Name: Elizabeth Stone
Sport: Para Swimming
Height: 5'4”
Weight: 190
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, CO

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, bronze (100m backstroke, 100m butterfly), 6th (100m freestyle), 8th (400m freestyle, 50m freestyle)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games - silver (100m backstroke) 
  • 2004 Paralympic Games
Career Highlights:
  • 2010 World Championships: Gold & WR - 4x100m Medley Relay, Einhoven, Netherlands
  • 2008 Paralympic Games: Silver -100m Back, Beijing, China
  • 2006 World Championships: Gold – 4x100m Medley Relay, Bronze - 100m Back,
    Durbin, Africa
  • 2004 Paralympic Games, Athens, Greece
  • Swam all four years for Grand Rapids Christian High Eagles and made the All-City
    Team at conference senior year; was the first athlete with a disability to receive that
    award in any sport

Fun Facts: Adopted at age 4 on July 4, 1994 by Linda Stone. Attended West Side Christian for
Elementary/Middle school and played on the 8th Grade Softball Team. In 2007. Competed
in the swim portion of the ESCAPE from Alcatraz Triathlon. Competed in track & field in
high school senior year and also ran the 25K River Bank Run in Grand Rapids, Mich. Played
wheelchair basketball from sixth grade through high school for the Grand Rapids Pacers and
the RIC Sky.

Learn more: 
US Para Swimming