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Greta Carrara

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Albino, ITA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Italian, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in Bergamo in 2003.
Club / Team
PHB Bergamo: Bergamo, ITA
Name of coach
Davide Nespoli, Gloria Benedetti
Coach from which country?
Italy
Coach from what year?
2008
Training Regime
She trains three times a week for 1,5 hour.
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Brazil

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, listening to celtic music and to power metal music. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the S11 100m backstroke at the 2010 World Championships in Eindhoven. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol
Eva Longoria [Actress of Desperate Housewives] (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Pushing the goggles on her face. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's 'stra-beautiful' " (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
She won the 2008 'Azzurri d'Italia plate' (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Ambitions
The 2011 European Championships. After her career as an athlete she wants to be a writing and buy a sailing boat. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 7