BornMay 9, 1990 (age 25) (1990-05-09) Washington, D.C., United States Olympic medalsSwimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metre freestyle S5
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Roy Perkins (born May 9, 1990) is an American paralympic swimmer who competes in the S5 classification. At the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, Perkins won one gold and one bronze medal. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, he won two silver and two bronze medals. At the 2016 Summer Paralympics he won one gold and one silver medal.
Perkins was born without hands or feet and first learned to swim when he was 12 years old. He attended The Bishop's School in San Diego and later Stanford University. In 2006, the San Diego Hall of Champions named him its Challenged Athlete Star of the Year.
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