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Kolbrun Alda Stefansdottir

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Hafnarfjörÿur, ISL
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Icelandic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2006 at Fjordur Swimming Club in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
Why this sport?
"My parents and teacher encouraged me."
Club / Team
Fjordur: Hafnarfjörÿur, ISL
Name of coach
Kristin Gudmundsdottir [national], ISL; Ingi Thor Einarsson [national], ISL; Klaus-Juergen Ohk [personal], ISL, from 2015

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Iceland
Tournament
World Championship
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking her first national record and competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her parents and coaches. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Luthersdottir. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2012-08-31 5
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2012-09-02 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2012-09-06 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2013-08-12 11
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2013-08-16 13
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2013-08-18 10
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2015-07-13 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2015-07-13 7
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2015-07-15 8
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2015-07-15 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2015-07-17 10
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2015-07-19 9999