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NAUDE Marike
Sport Para swimming
NPC South Africa   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthMiddelburg, RSA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Worcester, RSA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Afrikaans, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She started swimming at age 11 at school.
Why this sport?
Swimming was part of the school sport schedule.
Club / Team
Worcester Health and Fitness: Worcester, RSA
Name of coach
Ingrid van der Westhuizen
Coach from which country?
South Africa
Coach from what year?
2007
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Eindhoven
General Interest
Nicknames
Maia (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Water skiing. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Recording a time of one minute and nine seconds for the 100m freestyle, at an event in Canada. (NPC, 06 Sep 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her coach Ingrid van der Westhuizen. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
South African swimmer Natalie du Toit. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe you can." (NPC, 06 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S13 32.07
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S13 1:11.45
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:46.57
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2010 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:46.36
8 2010 50m Freestyle S13 33.18
7 2010 100m Freestyle S13 1:10.68
5 2010 100m Backstroke S13 1:29.24