Name: Joe Murray
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 400m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Backstroke
Classification: S10, SB9, SM10
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
DOB: 8/19/2003
Birthplace: Greensboro, N.C.
Hometown: Burlington, N.C.
High School: Western Alamance High School (Elon, N.C.) '21
Team/Club: Star Aquatics
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (200 IM, 400 freestyle), 2nd (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke), 3rd (100 freestyle, 50 freestyle)
  • 2017 Can-Am Open, 1st (400 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 IM, 100 freestyle), 2nd (100 breaststroke)
Personal: Started swimming at age 9...Became involved with U.S. Paralympics Swimming in 2014...Is a below-the-knee amputee after his right leg was amputated at 4 weeks old after an ischemic injury at birth...Son of Samuel and Kimberly Murray…Has two brothers, Elijah and Joshua…Joe is incredibly involved in his school…Hopes to be a cardiologist one day…Enjoys reading and playing beach volleyball with his friends.