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Kaimar Kaldma

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Tallinn, EST
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Estonian, German
Higher education
Communications - Tallinn University: Estonia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 10 at school.
Why this sport?
"My sports teacher was a swimming coach and he suggested the sport to me."
Club / Team
SK Meduus: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Kaire Indrikson [personal], EST

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Estonia
Location
Malmö, SWE

General interest

Hobbies
Watching sport on television, supporting English football team Manchester United. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2015 IBSA World Games in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Onne Pollisinski. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian Para swimmer Ihar Boki. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always give 100%." (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He has a vision impairment as the result of being born prematurely. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2015-07-15 13
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-16 12
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2015-07-19 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2017-12-03 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final 1 2017-12-04 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2017-12-05 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2017-12-05 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2017-12-07 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2017-12-07 7