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Brenda Anellia Larry

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB4, SM4

Further personal information

Languages
English, Malay

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
Sabah: Malaysia

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Malaysia
Location
Thailand

General interest

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)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 12 May 2019)
Impairment
She was born without both arms. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)