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Tamara Medarts

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Beverlo, BEL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five at De Beringse Tuimelaars in Beringen, Belgium.
Why this sport?
Her family were swimmers, so she wanted to learn too. She liked it so much that she wanted to compete.

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, drawing, watching television. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her parents, and coach Louis Deswert. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Hero / Idol
Belgian Olympic swimmer Fred Deburghgraeve. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Injuries
She had a shoulder injury in 2011. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2012-08-31 5
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2012-09-02 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final Round 2012-09-06 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2012-09-06 3