Name: Evan Austin
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly, 200m
Classification: S8, SB7, SM8
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
DOB: 9/10/1992
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Ind.
Hometown: Terre Haute, Ind.
High School: Terre Haute South Vigo High School (Terre Haute, Ind.), ‘11
College: Indiana State University ‘15, Public Communications
Team/Club: United States Resident Team
Coach(es): Nathan Manley
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 6th (34 pt. 4x100m freestyle relay, 34 pt. 4x100 medley relay), 8th (100m fly, 100m breast)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, 6th (100m breast, 34 pt. 4x100m free)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 CanAm Para Swimming Championships, gold (100m breast), bronze (50m free), 4th (200m IM)
  • 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, silver (100m fly, 100m breast, 34 pt. 4x100m medley), bronze (50m free, 100m free, 34 pt. 4x100m free), 4th (200m IM)
  • 2014 CanAm Para Swimming Championships, gold (100m breast, 100m fly), silver (100m free, 200m IM), bronze (50m free), 4th (400m free)
Personal: Austin began swimming at age 11. He has spastic paraplegia. The Sycamore alum made his senior international debut at the London 2012 Paralympic Game. He took time away from swimming following the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and returned to training in late 2013. He has served as an assistant swimming coach at Terre Haute South High School....Son of Eric and Nola Austin… One older Brother, Adam… Member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity… Nickname is EA Swim.