Name: Abby Gase
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m Backstroke, 200m IM, 50m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle
Classification: S7/SB6/SM7
Height: 5-5
Weight: 130
DOB: 8/21/2002
Birthplace: Maumee, Ohio
Hometown: Tontogany, Ohio
High School: Otsego High School (Tontogany, Ohio) '21
Team/Club: Bowling Green Swim Club
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Parapan American Games Lima, 1st (100 backstroke), 2nd (34 point 400 freestyle relay), 3rd (200 IM, 50 butterfly, 50 freestyle)
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 5th (400 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 butterfly, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke), 6th (100 breaststroke)
  • 2018 World Para Swimming World Series, 5th (100 backstroke), 6th (50 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 400 freestyle), 7th (100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke)
  • 2017 Can-Am Open, 1st (400 freestyle, 200 backstroke), 2nd (100 backstroke, 100 freestyle), 3rd (50 butterfly, 50 freestyle)
Personal: Abby was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis at age 4, which is a rare auto-immune disorder causing lesions on the spinal cord, and she has no use of her left leg and minimal use of her right leg. Began swimming at age 9. Daughter of Bill and Mary Gase…Has two brothers, Will and Drew…Has a goldendoodle named Cole…Hobbies include raising market pigs, goats, and ducks...Certified scuba diver