Imagen
10606-Yannick Vandeput photo

Yannick Vandeput

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Houthalen, BEL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2009 in Hasselt, Belgium.
Why this sport?
"I loved to be in the water."
Club / Team
Koninklijke Hasseltse Zwemclub Spartacus [HZS]: Belgium
Name of coach
Gregory Planckaert, BEL

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Belgium
Location
Sheffield, ENG

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking, travelling, walking outdoors. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the Paralympic Games in both 2012 and 2016, and winning bronze in the S14 100m backstroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gregory Planckaert. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be as prepared as you can be." (Athlete, 08 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 2017)
Impairment
He has autism. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 3 2012-08-31 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 2012-09-02 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2012-09-06 7
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 2013-08-12 14
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2013-08-14 10
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2013-08-18 10
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2015-07-13 21
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2015-07-15 13
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2015-07-17 15
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2015-07-19 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2015-07-19 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2016-09-08 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 1 2016-09-11 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2017-12-05 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2017-12-06 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 3