Duncan van Haaren
Further personal information
Partner Tine Gielliet
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven with GZC Donk in Gouda, Netherlands, and took up Para swimming in about 2014.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to Para swimming at a Paralympic talent day.
Duncie (Twitter profile, 17 Aug 2018)
Supporting Dutch football side Feyenoord. (Facebook profile, 23 Jun 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Instagram profile, 08 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was presented with the Sports Badge of the municipality of Gouda, Netherlands, for winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Twitter profile, 28 Oct 2016)
At age four he was diagnosed with Perthes disease in his left hip. The condition affects the growth and strength of the femoral head [thigh bone]. (vgso.nl, 2015)
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9||Heat 2||2016-09-08||2|
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9||Final Round||2016-09-08||3|
|Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10||Heat 2||2016-09-11||6|
|Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts||Final Round||2016-09-17||5|