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Robin Liksor

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Estonian, Russian
Higher education
Design - Estonian Academy of Arts: Tallinn, EST

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Why this sport?
"My parents wanted me to learn how to swim."
Club / Team
SK Meduus: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Onne Pollisinski, EST

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Estonia

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, playing video games, design. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Estonian Para swimmer Kardo Ploomipuu. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To get results, you have to work hard." (Athlete, 30 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2014, 2018 and 2019 he was named Young Male Athlete of the Year by the Estonia Paralympic Committee. (skmeduus.ee, 12 Dec 2019; kurtidespordiliit.ee, 10 Dec 2018; eil.ee, 17 Dec 2014)

In 2013 he received the Estonia Cultural Foundation Young Athlete Prize along with six other athletes. (president.ee, 31 May 2013)
Impairment
He was born without the lower part of his left arm. (Athlete, 30 Nov 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2017-12-05 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2017-12-05 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2017-12-06 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2017-12-06 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2017-12-07 11