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Michel Tielbeke

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Languages
Dutch

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Mark Faber [national]
Coach from which country?
Netherlands

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Sheffield, ENG

General interest

Awards and honours
In February 2009 he was named Sportsman of the Year for the municipality of Raalte in Netherlands. (destentor.nl, 06 Feb 2009)
Impairment
He was born with Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes deafness and visual impairment. (members.home.nl/micheminem, 09 Dec 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2012-09-08 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Swim-Off 2012-09-08 2