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THUNEM Ingrid
Sport Para swimming
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age29
Place of BirthNordfjordeid, NOR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S1, SB1, SM1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tromsų, NOR
Languages
English, Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began para-swimming in 2013 in Tromso, Norway.
Why this sport?
She did swimming as part of her rehabilitation and discovered she had a talent for it.
Club / Team
Tromso SK: Norway
Name of coach
Morten Eklund [national], NOR
General Interest
Injuries
She was hospitalised in a coma in July 2014 as the result of blood poisoning. She returned to training five months later. (itromso.no, 24 Mar 2015; nrk.no, 19 Feb 2016)
Impairment
She became ill suddenly in 2010 and was diagnosed with a neurological disease that primarily affected her legs. In 2012 the condition began to affect the right side of her body. (rullestolreiser.net, 01 Nov 2011; itromso.no, 24 Mar 2015)
Other information


Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 100m Backstroke S2 2:37.52
Heats 2015 50m Breaststroke SB3  DNS
3 2015 50m Backstroke S2 1:15.14
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 100m Freestyle S4 1:56.51
7 2014 50m Freestyle S4 53.94
3 2014 100m Backstroke S2 2:27.94
2 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:02.43
4 2014 50m Backstroke S2 1:10.46
2 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:16.59
3 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:25.71
1 2016 50m Freestyle S2 54.31
2 2016 50m Backstroke S2 1:06.53