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PAP Bianka
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthSzigetvár, HUN
Height1.63 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2009 in Szigetvar, Hungary.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport following advice from her doctors after breaking her leg.
Club / Team
Vasas SC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Almos Szabo [club], HUN
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking, baking, reading, watching films, cosmetics. (sportandmove.hu, 30 Dec 2020; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the S10 100m backstroke and bronze in the SM10 200m individual medley at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Almos Szabo, and her family. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Injuries
She broke her leg at age seven in a skiing accident. (lifetilt.hu, 01 Jan 2019; glamouronline.hu, 15 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Overcome the almost impossible." (Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named 2021 Impaired Female Athlete of the Year by her club Vasas SC. (Vasas SC Facebook page, 06 Jan 2022)

She received the 2021 Impaired Female Athlete of the Year award by the Association of Hungarian Sports Journalists. (english.news.cn, 07 Jan 2022)

In October 2021 she received the Officers' Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit for her contribution to Para swimming at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 15 Oct 2021)

In 2016 she received the Hungarian Golden Cross Circle award for her performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (parauszas.hu, 15 Sep 2019)
Impairment
She was born without a fibula bone in her left leg. (glamour.hu, 04 Oct 2018; Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 100m Backstroke S10 1:07.95 
9 2016 100m Butterfly S10 1:13.40 
3 2016 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:31.46 
5 2016 400m Freestyle S10 4:41.11
7 2021 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:22.00
4 2021 100m Freestyle S10 1:00.80
5 2021 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:38.66
2 2021 400m Freestyle S10 4:29.83
1 2021 100m Backstroke S10 1:06.70
2 2021 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:26.12
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2013 100m Freestyle S10 1:04.36
4 2013 400m Freestyle S10 4:43.12
8 2013 200m Individual Medley SM10  DSQ
5 2013 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 5:28.86
7 2013 100m Butterfly S10 1:14.77
4 2013 100m Backstroke S10 1:11.50
Heats 2013 50m Freestyle S10 30.87
6 2013 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:36.97
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S10 29.74
4 2015 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:32.59
4 2015 100m Backstroke S10 1:09.42
5 2015 100m Freestyle S10 1:03.21
5 2015 400m Freestyle S10 4:42.42
1 2017 100m Backstroke S10 1:10.58
3 2017 100m Freestyle S10 1:04.30
2 2017 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:38.57
3 2017 400m Freestyle S10 4:57.13
3 2019 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:30.39
5 2019 400m Freestyle S10 4:41.21
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S10 1:03.55
2 2019 100m Backstroke S10 1:09.23
2 2022 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:29.58
1 2022 400m Freestyle S10 4:35.40
2 2022 100m Freestyle S10 1:01.19
1 2022 100m Backstroke S10 1:08.84
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2014 50m Freestyle S10 30.53
4 2014 400m Freestyle S10 4:49.56
5 2014 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:37.50
3 2014 100m Backstroke S10 1:10.96
4 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 5:14.90
6 2014 100m Freestyle S10 1:04.62
4 2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:30.62
4 2016 400m Freestyle S10 4:45.77
5 2016 100m Butterfly S10 1:11.69
3 2016 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 5:00.47
3 2016 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:32.76
1 2016 100m Backstroke S10 1:09.11
3 2016 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:15.11
1 2018 100m Backstroke S10 1:08.83
2 2018 400m Freestyle S10 4:39.65
3 2018 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:30.15
6 2018 100m Freestyle S10 1:03.16
2 2021 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:21.65
1 2021 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:27.31
1 2021 400m Freestyle S10 4:31.53
  2021 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points  DSQ
1 2021 100m Freestyle S10 1:01.20
1 2021 100m Backstroke S10 1:07.43
2 2021 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:42.03