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Ingrid van Kranen

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Vught, NED
Languages
Dutch
Higher education
University of South Africa: Pretoria, RSA

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She previously played goalball, but when she became too old to continue with the sport she switched to discus throw.
Club / Team
AV Sprint: Breda, NED
Name of coach
Mies Kuipers [club], NED

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to South African radio programmes. (NPC Media Guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (omroepbrabant.nl, 24 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Dutch discus thrower Corinne Nugter. (NPC Media Guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Other sports
She has played goalball for Netherlands. (bd.nl, 24 Aug 2016)
Impairment
Her visual impairment is the result of a motorcycle accident in 1990. (bd.nl, 24 Aug 2016)
Other information
LATE INCLUSION
She was a late addition to the Netherlands squad for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after they were allocated an extra place following the exclusion of Russian athletes from the Games. (omroepbrabant.nl, 24 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-24 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11 Final Round 2016-09-09 9