Tim van Duuren
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S9, SB8, SM9
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age six in Gouda, Netherlands.
Why this sport?
He was inspired by Dutch swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband.
Club / Team
GZC Donk: Gouda, NED
Name of coach
Sander Nijhuis [national], NED; Bram Dekker [national], NED
Timmy (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Swimming, playing video games, cooking. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the SB8 100m breaststroke at the 2018 European championships. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sander Nijhuis. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If it was easy, everyone would do it." (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 23 Jan 2020)
He was born without the lower part of his right arm. (deweekkrant.nl, 12 Feb 2015)
|Men's 100 m Freestyle S9||Heat 1||2015-07-14||15|
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8||Heat 1||2015-07-14||7|
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8||Final 1||2015-07-14||7|
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S9||Heat 2||2015-07-16||15|
|Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9||Heat 3||2015-07-19||17|