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Krista Morkore

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Klaksvík, FRO
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Dutch, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Klaksvik, Faroe Islands.
Why this sport?
Her father worked at the local swimming pool so she took up the sport through his influence.
Club / Team
ISB Foroyar: Faroe Islands
Name of coach
Torkin Morkore [national, father]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Faroe Islands

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving a personal best at the 2015 German Open. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Faroese swimmer Pal Joensen. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Get stronger, constant training, staying positive." (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was the Faroe Islands' flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment affects the right side of her brain. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-13 20
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 2015-07-15 12
Women's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 2 2015-07-17 9999
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-18 18
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-19 15
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-09 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-13 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-15 5