Name: Lucas McCrory

Height: 5-0

Weight: 125

Classification S7

Date of Birth: 4/13/1994

Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Current Residence: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

High School: East Chapel Hill High (Chapel Hill) '13

College: Guilford College

Career Highlights

  • 2015 Parapan American Games, bronze (100 breaststroke, 200 IM)
  • 2015 CanAm Para Swimming Championships, gold (50-meter butterfly, 50 freestyle)
  • 2015 CanAm Para Swimming Championships, silver (100-meter freestyle)
  • 2015 CanAm Para Swimming Championships, bronze (200-meter IM)


In his first international meet, Lucas McCrory won a silver medal and three bronze medals at the 2014 U.S. Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championship in Pasadena, California. He is a three time U.S. Paralympic Emerging team member and five time Pan Pacific Championship medalist. He attends Guilford College where he currently studies sport science and management. McCrory is an avid sports fan and enjoys fishing, hiking and cooking. His pre-meet ritual includes listening to classical music for relaxation before a swim. McCrory’s older brother Nick has also been involved with the Olympic movement, winning an Olympic medal in diving.