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Shirley Kerkhove

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Zuiddorpe, NED
Occupation
Chef
Languages
Dutch

Sport specific information

Club / Team
AV Schelde Sports: Terneuzen, NED
Name of coach
Guido Bonsen [national], NED; Karmen de Vries; Sjakkie van den Broeken; Dennis Florussen

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Netherlands
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Helsinki

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Setting her personal bests in the 400m and 800m events. (NPC media guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers. (NPC media guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, and the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (NPC media guide, 20 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T20 Heat 2 2015-10-26 3
Women's 800 m T20 Final 1 2015-10-28 3
Women's 400 m T20 Heat 2 2015-10-29 14