Name: Lawrence Sapp
Event(s): 100m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley, 200m Freestyle
Classification: S14, SB14, SM14
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
DOB: 9/5/2001
Birthplace: Charlotte, N.C.
Hometown: Waldorf, Md.
High School: Home-schooled (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)
Personal: Sapp began swimming at age five with his summer swim club and became a member of USA Swimming in 2013. His first diagnosis came at age 2 and his final diagnosis of an intellectual disability came at age 12. Lawrence has an excellent memory and can be characterized as extremely athletic, hard-working and honest. His freshman year of high school, 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 with Legos, playing video games, watching action movies, and collecting swim caps from places he has traveled to meets he has competed in or teams he has met…His pre-meet routine includes eating sandwiches and spaghetti. He has been competing with the national team since 2017.