KABBARA Munzer Mark

3 Sep 2002
18
Male
HOUSTON, TX
 
United States of America

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
SWM Swimming Men's 200m Individual Medley  

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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World Championships
YearLocation200IndMed400IndMed
2019Gwangju, KORH (2:07.27)H (4:35.58)

World Championships Short Course
YearLocation200Fly400IndMed
2018Hangzhou, CHNH (2:05.29)H (4:21.59)

World Junior Championships
YearLocation100Breast200Breast100Fly200Fly200IndMed4x100Free X4x100Medley X
2017Indianapolis, IN, USAH (1:14.55)H (2:36.42)H (1:00.20)H (2:18.45)H (2:19.54)H (3:59.16)H (4:35.68)


Legend
Free - Freestyle, Back - Backstroke, Breast - Breaststroke, Fly - Butterfly, IndMed - Individual Medley, SF - Semifinal, H - Heats, DNS - Did Not Start, M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed, DSQ - Disqualified, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not swim in final
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Athlete, Student

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Arabic, English

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Louis Demetriades

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At age 11 he suffered a stroke, which resulted in paralysis in half of his body. He was able to recover and returned to swimming the following year. (beirut-today.com, 08 Jul 2021)
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He took up swimming at age 10. (beirut-today.com, 08 Jul 2021)

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"While I was athletic, there seemed to be a barrier for me with all of the other sports that I tried. Swimming was the last one that I took a chance on. As soon as I hit the water, I knew something felt right." (beirut-today.com, 08 Jul 2021)

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To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 21 Jun 2021)

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He swims up to five and a half hours each day, except Sundays. (beirut-today.com, 08 Jul 2021)

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Qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (houstonchronicle.com, 30 Jun 2021)

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"At a competitive level, the sport of swimming attracts disciplined people because it demands extreme training effort and sacrifice. Without an element of fun, however, it becomes difficult to keep chasing the mighty dream." (houstonchronicle.com, 30 Jun 2021)

General Interest

General
HERITAGE
Born in Houston, TX, United States of America, to a Lebanese father and a US mother, he chose to represent Lebanon in 2015. He moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with his family at age six before moving back to the United States of America in 2012. (tripolicy.org, 03 Apr 2021)

UNIVERSITY COMMITMENT
In 2019 he committed to join Texas A&M University in the United States of America for the 2021/22 academic year. "I'm so stoked to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at the Texas A&M University. Their swimming programme is a championship programme based on their holistic approach of the athlete's engagement. I cannot wait to see how far I can take it in the sport of swimming as well as in the classroom." (swimswam.com, 25 Nov 2019; houstonchronicle.com, 30 Jun 2021)

Legend
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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