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Nikola Kacik

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Gdynia, POL
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming lessons at age seven.
Why this sport?
Swimming lessons were part of her rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Szansa Start Gdansk: Poland
Name of coach
Hanna Klimek-Wlodarczak [club], POL; Wojciech Seidel [national], POL

General interest

Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (nikolakacik.wix.com, 21 Nov 2014; Facebook page, 26 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Facebook page, 26 Nov 2018)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with a brain tumour at eight months old. She underwent surgery but the tumour resulted in paralysis to the right side of her body. (nikolakacik.wix.com, 21 Nov 2014)