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Lisa den Braber

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Communications, Management, Marketing - Johan Cryuff University: Netherlands

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age 11 in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands.

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Netherlands
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Czech Republic

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
''Never ever give up.'' (lisadenbraber.com, 28 Apr 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2012 and 2016 SportTopper of the Year for the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands. (nieuwesite.meerradio.nl, 10 Mar 2017; topsporthaarlemmermeer.nl, 26 Feb 2013)
Impairment
Both of her legs were amputated as a result of the effects of meningitis contracted at age two. (lisadenbraber.com, 28 Apr 2014)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from the sport in March 2017. (nieuwesite.meerradio.nl, 10 Mar 2017)

OCCUPATION
She works as a receptionist for a civil engineering business in Lisse, Netherlands. (LinkedIn profile, 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heats 10
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heats 10
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 8
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 4
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 6
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2012-08-31 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-14 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-17 8
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2015-07-14 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2015-07-14 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2015-07-15 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final 1 2015-07-15 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2016-09-10 2
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2016-09-16 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2016-09-17 4