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Maurice Deelen

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Amersfoort, NED
Languages
Dutch, English, German
Higher education
Optometry - Eindhoven University of Technology: Netherlands

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2007.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport with the aim of competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national]
Coach from which country?
Netherlands

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Netherlands
Opponent
Iceland
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Reykjavík

General interest

Nicknames
Maus (IPC, 27 Oct 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There's no difference between possible and impossible". (IPC, 27 Oct 2009)
Impairment
He had stroke at age 30 that resulted in physical limitations on the right side of his body and a loss of memory, concentration and vision. (ons-oranjegevoel.nl, 28 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2012-09-01 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2012-09-03 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2012-09-03 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 2012-09-05 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 2012-09-05 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2012-09-06 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2012-09-06 4