Should Timothy Hodge achieve selection to the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team, it would come as no surprise to any of his teammates if he found his way onto the podium.
At just 14, he achieved selection to his first Australian team, travelling to Glasgow, Scotland, for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships. It was a bittersweet moment for Timothy, who only just missed the opportunity to compete against his hero, Matthew Cowdrey, on the world stage – with Matthew retiring earlier that year.
Timothy represented Australia once again at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, but it has been in the years since then that he has truly come into his own. His first major international medals came at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where he clinched silver in the men’s 100m breastroke SB8 and men’s 100m backstroke S9, and were followed with a pair of bronze medals at the …Read More