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Janina Breuer

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Karlsruhe, GER
Occupation
Student
Languages
German
Higher education
Elite School of Sports: Berlin, GER

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age nine in Berlin, Germany.
Why this sport?
She and her family were on holiday in Spain when they met a member of the Aachener Schwimmverein 06 swimming team who encouraged her to join the club.
Club / Team
Berliner Schwimmteam: Germany
Name of coach
Phillip Semechin [club]; Ute Schinkitz [national], GER

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Nina (aachener-zeitung.de, 31 Aug 2016)
Hobbies
Shopping, spending time with family and friends. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S14 100m backstroke at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
German swimmer Paul Biedermann. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Injuries
She has experienced persistent shoulder problems during her career. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Milestones
She was the youngest member of the Germany swimming team at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Apr 2019; rollingplanet.net, 01 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2016-09-08 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final Round 2016-09-08 6
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2016-09-11 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2016-09-11 8
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2016-09-14 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2016-09-17 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2017-12-04 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2017-12-04 2
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2017-12-05 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S14 Final 1 2017-12-07 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 1 2017-12-07 2