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Ingrid Djupskas

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Drammen, NOR
Languages
Norwegian, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2005.
Why this sport?
She chose swimming because she could not cycle or play football, and liked being in the water.
Club / Team
Drammen Swimming Club: Norway
Name of coach
Ronny Skaarlien [club]; Morten Eklund [national], NOR

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Norway
Location
Denmark

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her first coaches Ulf Riise and Charlotte Kunz, and her parents. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"A day without practice is a day without meaning." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is nothing." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Other sports
She has been Norway's national para-boccia champion. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Impairment
She suffers from a fixated right hip, back, thoracic lumbar, and from epilepsy, the result of cancer diagnosed at age eight. (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 Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2013-08-13 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final 1 2013-08-13 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 2013-08-13 8