Brenda Anellia Larry
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S4, SB4, SM4
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2017 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Why this sport?
She was afraid of the water when she was younger but her family and her teachers encouraged her to try swimming. "I loved all different sports, but I finally found out that Para swimming was the only one that I could master."
Club / Team
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Para National Games in Malaysia. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Eva Wong. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Where there's a will, there's a way." (Harian Metro, 24 Nov 2017)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 12 May 2019)
She was born without both arms. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)