National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Tyson MacDonald

  • Age 24
  • Height 182 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club W.Ross Macdonald Swimming
  • Coach Cathy Pardy
  • Hometown Tillsonburg, ON
  • Residence Tillsonburg, ON

Tyson’s Bio

  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto, Macdonald picked up multi-class silver medals in the 200-m freestyle and the 100-m backstroke.
  • MacDonald’s breakthrough season in Para-swimming came in 2018-19. In February 2019, he competed at the season-opening World Series event in Melbourne, Australia, at the Victoria Open Championships.
  • A former Olympic program swimmer who made the transition to Para-swimming in 2018, MacDonald was named MVP of Wilfrid Laurier University’s swim team in 2016-17, his second season with the Golden Hawks.
QUICK FACTS
  • Twitter: @Tmacswims14
  • Instagram: @tmacswims14
  • Favourite Movie: Christmas Vacation
  • Favourite Book: No Limits: The Will to Succeed
  • Favourite TV Show: Shark Tank
  • Favourite Actor: Kevin Hart
  • Guilty Pleasure: Pizza

Tyson’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetStatus
50m Backstroke50mAge Group International
100m Breaststroke50mCan Am Para Championships
200m Breaststroke25mWOSA SC Regionals
100m Breaststroke25mWOSA SC Regionals
200m Backstroke25mOUA Swimming Championships
100m Backstroke25mOUA Swimming Championships
50m Backstroke25mOUA Swimming ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Breaststroke50mEastern Cup
50m Breaststroke25mvs Waterloo WLU & York
50m Breaststroke Laps25mWOSA SC Regional ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Breaststroke Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle50mCanadian Championships
50m Freestyle Laps50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Backstroke50mCoupe Canada / Coupe Quebec 2014 (A Claude-Robillard)
200m Medley50m23rd Annual Long Course Hollandia Spring Invitational
100m Butterfly50mLC Evening in Brantford
1500m Freestyle50mCanadian Swimming Trials
100m Freestyle Laps25mSwim Ontario Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle Laps25mEastern Canadian ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Butterfly25mEvening in Brantford
100m Medley25mEvening in Brantford
200m Freestyle25mDivision 2 Team Champs
400m Freestyle25mDivision 2 Team Champs
800m Freestyle50mCanadian Age Group Championships
400m Medley50mCanadian Age Group Championships
200m Backstroke50mCanadian Age Group Championships
50m Freestyle50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
400m Freestyle50mOntario Provincial Championships
50m Breaststroke Laps50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Freestyle50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Butterfly50mWOSA LC Regional Championships (13/O)
50m Butterfly50mVictor Davis Memorial Cup
100m Breaststroke Laps25mOntario Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps25mOntario Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
1500m Freestyle25mEastern Championships
400m Medley25mEastern Championships
800m Freestyle25mEastern Championships
100m Butterfly25mA-B Meet
100m Freestyle25mNothers Fall Invitational
200m Medley25mNothers Fall Invitational
50m Butterfly25mNothers Fall Invitational
50m Freestyle25mOntario Summer Games
200m Breaststroke50mLong Course Junior Provincial Championships
100m Butterfly Laps50mSpring InvitationalRELAY
50m Butterfly Laps25mFall InvitationalRELAY
50m Butterfly Laps50mWestern Region LC ChampionshipsRELAY
25m Freestyle25mTeam Aquatic Supplies Dash for Cash
25m Butterfly25mSwimtatathalon Invitational