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MØRKØRE Krista
Sport Para swimming
NPC Faroe Islands   
GenderWomen
Age20
Place of BirthKlaksvík, FRO
Height1.78 m
Weight 55 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Residence
Klaksvík, FRO
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Dutch, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Klaksvik, Faroe Islands.
Why this sport?
Her father worked at the local swimming pool so she took up the sport through his influence.
Club / Team
ISB Foroyar: Faroe Islands
Name of coach
Torkin Morkore [national, father]
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Faroe Islands
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving a personal best at the 2015 German Open. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Faroese swimmer Pal Joensen. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Get stronger, constant training, staying positive." (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was the Faroe Islands' flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment affects the right side of her brain. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2016 50m Freestyle S10 32.54
19 2016 100m Freestyle S10 1:12.34 
Heats 2016 400m Freestyle S10 5:18.50
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S10 32.01
Heats 2015 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:33.40
Heats 2015 100m Butterfly S10  DNS
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S10 1:08.76
Heats 2015 400m Freestyle S10 5:23.52
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016 400m Freestyle S10 5:14.52
14 2016 100m Freestyle S10 1:10.28
13 2016 50m Freestyle S10 32.20
13 2016 200m Individual Medley SM10 3:02.15
9 2016 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:32.93