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HEGGERTVEIT Marte
Sport Para swimming
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthBergen, NOR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bergen, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at the Astveit SK club in Bergen, Norway.
Why this sport?
"Swimming is awesome and a beautiful sport to do."
Club / Team
Astveit SK: Bergen, NOR
Name of coach
Finn Zachariassen, NOR, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Socialising with friends. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the S9/10 400m freestyle at the 2017 European Para Youth Games in Liguria, Italy. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her parents and coach Finn Zachariassen. (Athlete, 1 3 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian swimmer Alexander Dale Oen. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ba.no, 11 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She was born with a left club foot, which resulted in her leg being amputated below the knee. (ba.no, 05 Aug 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 400m Freestyle S9 5:33.91
9 2018 100m Freestyle S9 1:12.78
6 2018 400m Freestyle S9 5:24.42