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Pernilla Lindberg

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Gothenburg, SWE
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 10 at Valhallabadet in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Why this sport?
"I love water and I think it is fun."
Club / Team
Simklubben S02 : Gothenburg, SWE
Name of coach
Nils Liedberg [national]; Andreas Jonerholm [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Pillan, Pippi (Facebook profile, 08 Mar 2021; shif.se, 30 Nov 2014)
Hobbies
Music, running. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the S14 200m freestyle at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing can stop you from doing your best." (Facebook profile, 08 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2018 Female Para Athlete of the Year by the Swedish Parasport Association. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019; parasport.nu, 03 Feb 2019)

In 2011 she received the Rising Star Award from the Disability Sports Association of Gothenburg in Sweden. (rl-digitalmedia.se, 15 Jun 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2012-08-31 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 2012-09-02 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2012-09-06 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2013-08-12 7
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2013-08-12 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2013-08-14 10
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2013-08-16 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2013-08-16 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2013-08-18 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2013-08-18 8
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2015-07-13 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2015-07-13 5
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2015-07-15 6
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2015-07-15 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2015-07-17 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2015-07-17 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2015-07-19 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2015-07-19 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final Round 2016-09-08 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2016-09-08 2
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final Round 2016-09-11 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2016-09-11 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final Round 2016-09-14 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2016-09-14 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2016-09-17 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final Round 2016-09-17 4
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2017-12-02 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2017-12-04 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2017-12-04 1
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2017-12-05 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S14 Final 1 2017-12-07 2
Women's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 2 2017-12-07 1