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Teigan van Roosmalen

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
The Entrance, NSW, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Massage Therapy - Canberra Institute of Technology: Australia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 1997.
Club / Team
Mingara Aquatic Swimming Club: Tumbi Umbi, NSW, AUS
Name of coach
Kim Taylor [club], AUS; Brendan Keogh [national]

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Hobbies
Yoga. (dailytelegraph.com.au, 11 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her parents, and coach David Negus. (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Susie O'Neil. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Jun 2012)
Injuries
In November 2013 she sustained a shoulder injury and underwent surgery. She returned to competition in April 2015 at the Australian Championships in Sydney, NSW, Australia. (nbnnews.com.au, 10 Apr 2015)

She had a shoulder injury in 2008. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours
She has been inducted as a sporting hero on the Wall of Fame at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, NSW, Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives
Her older brother has competed in surfing at national level. (paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)
Impairment
She was born with retinitis pigmentosa, which affects her vision. She also has Usher syndrome, which affects her hearing. (scic.org.au, 14 Aug 2012; paralympic.org.au, 12 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 5
Women's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 5,000 m Open Water S13 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 5
Women's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-01 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2012-09-01 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-02 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-02 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2012-09-07 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2012-09-07 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 2012-09-08 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2012-09-08 7
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2013-08-12 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 2013-08-13 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2013-08-13 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final 1 2013-08-14 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-15 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2013-08-15 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2013-08-18 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-18 8
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-13 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-13 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2015-07-14 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2015-07-14 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final 1 2015-07-15 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 1 2015-07-15 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 2015-07-17 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2015-07-17 6