Tezna Kirstin Abrahams

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Cape Town, RSA
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
Her first swimming competition was the 2009 Nedbank Championships for the Physically and Visually Impaired in South Africa.
Why this sport?
At age two, she fell into a swimming pool. Her father jumped in immediately to save her from drowning. The incident encouraged her to take swimming lessons, which led to a love for the sport.

General interest

Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, South African para-swimmer Natalie du Toit. (westerncapesportschool.wordpress.com, 03 Sep 2012; sascoc.co.za, 26 Mar 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to put 110% into what you do by never limiting yourself." (westerncapesportschool.wordpress.com, 03 Sep 2012)
Impairment
She was born with a congenital malformation to her hands and feet. (sascoc.co.za, 26 Mar 2011)