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Kardo Ploomipuu

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Tallinn, EST
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Estonian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 12 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Why this sport?
He found the sport enjoyable.
Club / Team
SK Meduus: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Onne Pollisinski [national], EST

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Estonia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mar del Plata, ARG

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 30 Nov 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just do it!" (Athlete, 30 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named Athlete of the Year by the Estonian Paralympic Committee for the eighth time. (sport.postimees.ee, 25 Nov 2016)
Other sports
He has represented Estonia in Para Nordic skiing. (paralympic.org, 09 Dec 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 14
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heats 18
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 18
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 2 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heats 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heats 9999
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heats 17
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 20
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 17
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 3 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2012-08-31 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 3 2012-09-04 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2013-08-17 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-13 13
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2015-07-16 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final 1 2015-07-16 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2016-09-09 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 2 2016-09-10 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 2