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Chantal Cavin

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Bern, SUI
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 1995 at age 17 in Basel, Switzerland.
Name of coach
Martin Salmingkeit [national]
Coach from which country?
Switzerland

General interest

Hobbies
Running, spending time with friends. (swissparalympic.ch, 28 May 2013)
Awards and honours
She received the 2013 Panathlon Prize for her achievements in swimming. (swissparalympic.ch, 18 Mar 2013)
Other sports
She has competed in national ironman competitions. (derbund.ch, 20 May 2013)
Impairment
She lost her sight in a sporting accident at age 14. (mobile.credit-suisse.com, 07 Oct 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-08-31 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-01 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-09-07 7
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-07 4