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Marte Heggertveit

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Bergen, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at the Astveit SK club in Bergen, Norway.
Why this sport?
"Swimming is awesome and a beautiful sport to do."
Club / Team
Astveit SK: Bergen, NOR
Name of coach
Finn Zachariassen, NOR, from 2016

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Hobbies
Socialising with friends. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the S9/10 400m freestyle at the 2017 European Para Youth Games in Liguria, Italy. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her parents and coach Finn Zachariassen. (Athlete, 1 3 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian swimmer Alexander Dale Oen. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ba.no, 11 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She was born with a left club foot, which resulted in her leg being amputated below the knee. (ba.no, 05 Aug 2014)