Anessa Kemna

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Languages
English
Higher education
English Literature - University of Minnesota at Duluth: Duluth, MN, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
At the age of 13 after living her life with limited vision in both eyes, she became blind. She then decided to join a swimming program at the Minneapolis based Courage Centre.
Why this sport?
"Swimming kind of just presented itself to me ... I really fell in love with it right away."

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heats 9
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 6