Name: Lawrence Sapp
Event(s): 100m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley, 200m Freestyle
Classification: S14, SB14, SM14
Height: 5-10
Weight: 140
DOB: 9/5/2001
Birthplace: Charlotte, N.C.
Hometown: Waldorf, Md.
High School: North Point High School (Waldorf, Md.) '20
Team/Club: Nation’s Capital Swim Club (NCAP)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – gold (100m back), 4th (100m breast, 100m fly), 5th (200m free), 6th (200m IM)
  • Years of Participation: 2017
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Gold – 2017 (100m back)
Other Career Highlights
  • World Para Swimming World Series, Indianapolis, silver (100m fly), bronze (200m IM), 4th (200m free)
Personal: Sapp began swimming at age five with his summer swim club and became a member of U.S. Paralympics Swimming in 2013. He was diagnosed as being developmentally delayed at the age of two, diagnosed with a learning disability at the age of five, and diagnosed with an intellectual disability at the age of 12. He has an excellent memory and can be characterized as extremely athletic, hard-working and honest. During his freshman year, he broke five school records while competing on the varsity team and won the Coach’s Award in his first season. ...Son of Carlton and Dee Sapp…Has one sister, Jaelyn, and one brother, Nicholas…Hobbies include traveling, building Legos, playing video games, watching action movies, and collecting swim caps from places he has traveled to, competed in or teams he has met…His pre-meet routine includes eating spaghetti the night before.