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Agnes Kramer

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Teaching - Halmstad College [Hogskolan]: Sweden

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in Para swimming in about 2009.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as part of her rehabilitation. "I feel free and [swimming] lets me make friends as I have been swimming all over the country."
Club / Team
Falkenbergs SK: Sweden
Name of coach
Ulrike Feldhusen [club], SWE

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Sweden

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends, watching movies. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ulrike Feldhusen. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Swedish Para swimmer Maja Reichard. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Injuries
A knee injury disrupted her training ahead of the 2019 World Championships, but she was still able to compete at the tournament in London, England. (Facebook page, 15 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am a happy and positive person. I love to fight and pretty much never give up." (hallandsposten.se, 07 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)