Paul Tingley

Paul Tingley (born June 1, 1970) is a Canadian sailor who represented the country at the Paralympics, in sailing keelboat. He is a resident of Halifax, Nova Scotia who became disabled due to a skiing accident at 24. He became interested in sailing through the suggestion of a physiotherapist.[1]

Paul Tingley
Tingley in 2011
Personal information
BornJune 1, 1970 (1970-06) (age 52)



Tingley completed at five Paralympic Games, winning three medals:[2]

  1. Bronze medal in Sonar at the 2000 Summer Paralympics
  2. Competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics
  3. Gold medal in 2.4 Metre at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
  4. Competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics
  5. Bronze medal in Sonar at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

World ChampionshipsEdit

He also won a bronze medal at the 2009 2.4m World Championships (Fort Myers, Florida) and a gold at the 2010 World Championship (Hoorn, Netherlands) competing against both able bodied and disabled sailors.[3]


  1. ^ "Athlete Paul Tingley speaks to students". Nova News Now. Archived from the original on December 9, 2006.
  2. ^ "Paul Tingley". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on May 8, 2021.
  3. ^ "Paul Tingley". World Sailing. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016.

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