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Mie Schackinger Trothe

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Aarhus, DEN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Danish
Higher education
Building and Construction Engineering

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming at the Delta Swim club in Fredericia, Denmark. She began competing at age 16.
Why this sport?
Para swimming allowed her to train and compete at the same level as everyone else. "I needed a challenge."
Club / Team
Aarhus Swim: Denmark
Name of coach
Bjarne Kragh, DEN, from 2018

General interest

Hobbies
Watching TV. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fredericia.lokalavisen.dk, 23 Dec 2015)
Impairment
In 2008 her left leg was amputated above the knee due to bone cancer. She underwent rotationplasty surgery, where her lower left leg was removed, reversed and reattached to create a knee joint. (blog.midspar.dk, 01 Jan 2017; Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)