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Noga Nir-Kistler

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Family
Husband Fred
Residence
Allentown, PA, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
Originally she chose para-table tennis as her sport and competed at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. In 2010 she switched to swimming.
Club / Team
Emmaus Aquatic Club: United States

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family and friends, playing table tennis, reading, listening to music. (teamusa.org, 01 Sep 2014)
Injuries
She did not compete at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens due to health reasons. (mcall.com, 17 Jun 2012)
Other sports
She competed in table tennis at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (mcall.com, 17 Jun 2012)
Impairment
At age 20 she developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy [RSD], which mainly affects the nerves in her left hand. (mcall.com, 17 Jun 2012)
Other information
FROM ISRAEL TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Born in Israel, she moved with her family to Pennsylvania in the United States of America at age 17. After two years her family moved back to Israel, but she decided to stay and became a US citizen. (mcall.com, 17 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2012-08-30 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-04 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-04 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 2012-09-05 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2012-09-05 3
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 2012-09-07 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2012-09-08 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-14 2
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2013-08-14 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2013-08-14 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2013-08-15 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final 1 2013-08-15 4
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final 1 2013-08-16 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2013-08-16 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2013-08-16 2
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2013-08-18 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-18 4