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Nyree Kindred

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Family
Husband Sascha, daughter Ella
Other names
Nyree Kindred
Residence
Hereford, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing at age five in Wales.
Why this sport?
She began swimming as physiotherapy.
Club / Team
City of Hereford: England
Name of coach
Rob Greenwood [national]
Coach from which country?
Great Britain

General interest

Nicknames
Ny (britishswimming.org, 27 Jan 2010)
Hobbies
Watching television, reading, shopping, spending time with her family. (parasport.org.uk, 28 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning five medals at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (British Swimming, 19 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Husband Sascha Kindred, coach Emma Patrick. (British Swimming, 19 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol
She doesn't have any specific role models but greatly admires the British swimming team who went to the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. (abilityvsability.co.uk, 27 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Commitment, enjoment and work hard." (British Swimming, 19 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
She carried the Queen's Baton through Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales as part of the relay for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (bbc.co.uk, 10 Mar 2014)

She was named a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [MBE] in 2009. (herefordtimes.com, 18 Jun 2009)
Famous relatives
Her husband is British Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred. The two are collectively known as the 'golden couple' of British disabled sport in the British press. (British Swimming, 01 Nov 2011; bbc.co.uk, 03 Aug 2014)
Other information
FAMILY JEWELS
Both she and husband Sascha were able to take home silver medals from the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She won hers in the S6 100m backstroke, while he finished second in the SM6 200m individual event. (independent.co.uk, 09 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 3
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heats 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heats 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heats 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 9999
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 3
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 6
Women's 200 m Medley SM6 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Medley SM6 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 1
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heats 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 2
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2012-08-30 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2012-08-30 1