Name: Liam Smith
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 50m Butterfly, 100m Breaststroke, 200m IM
Classification: S7, SB7, SM7
Height: 4-8
Weight: 120
DOB: 3/4/2003
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Hometown: Rockford, Mich.
High School: Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) '21
Team/Club: North Kent Aquatics
Coach(es): Terri Eudy
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (400 freestyle, 200 IM), 2nd (100 breaststroke, 50 freestyle, 50 butterfly), 4th (100 backstroke)
  • 2019 US Paralympics Swimming – ParaPan American Team Member Medals: Silver 100m Men’s SB7 Breaststroke, Bronze – 100m Men’s S7 Freestyle, Bronze – 50m Men’s S7 Freestyle; Bronze – 50m Men’s S7 Butterfly, Bronze – 4x 100m Men’s 34 point Freestyle Relay
  • Americas Record, World Para Swimming – 200m Breaststroke SB7
  • 2018 - US Paralympics Swimming National Champion – 5 events
  • 2019 - US Paralympics Swimming National Champion – 4 events
Personal: Smith was born with hypochondroplasia. Growing up, he enjoyed swimming and his first meet was at the 2013 World Dwarf Games. Since joining his high school varsity swim team, he has set multiple Paralympic American records in the pool and qualified for the U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Team…Son of Laura Fogle and Aric Smith…Has one sister, Alanna…Other activities include Boy Scouts