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Nicole Frycova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Melnik, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech, English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport as a small child in Prague, Czech Republic.
Club / Team
CAC Roudnice nad Labem: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Petr Lukasek [club], CZE; Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Czech Republic
Location
Berlin

General interest

Hobbies
Nordic and alpine skiing, cycling, running, walking, music, spending time with family. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 50m butterfly at the 2011 World Games in Turkey and finishing eighth in the 100m backstroke at the 2011 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012
Hero / Idol
Czech swimmers Simona Baumtova and Oxana Savchenko. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
She was named Litomerice's Best Female Athlete of the Year in 2014. (denik.cz, 17 Feb 2014)
Impairment
She was born visually impaired. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-08-30 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2012-09-03 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 3 2012-09-04 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2012-09-05 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-09-07 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2012-09-08 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-12 9999
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 1 2013-08-13 9
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final 1 2013-08-14 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-15 12
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2013-08-17 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2013-08-18 9
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2013-08-18 8