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Kara Leo

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Penrith, NSW, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Western Sydney Institute: Richmond, NSW, AUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 1996.
Club / Team
Nepean Aquatic Swim Club: Penrith, NSW, AUS
Name of coach
Yuriy Vdovychenko [national]

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to represent Australia for the first time in 2007. (paralympic.org.au, 2012)
Hero / Idol
Australian wheelchair racer John Maclean. (paralympic.org.au, 21 Jan 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITES
She works as a support worker for the Australian Foundation for Disabilities [AFFORD]. (Facebook profile, 11 Oct 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 1
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2012-08-31 3
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2012-09-02 8
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2012-09-02 3