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Sport Para swimming
NPC Belgium   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthBrussels, BEL
Height1.70 m
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Brussels, BEL
Occupation
Student
Languages
Dutch, French
Higher education
Social Work Studies
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2008.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed being in the water.
Club / Team
Swimming Club Wauterbos Rode [SCWR]: Sint-Genesius-Rode, BEL
Name of coach
Yves Lejeune, BEL
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Belgium
General Interest
Hobbies
Travelling, reading. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning four Belgian national titles, and finishing third in the S7 400m freestyle at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her family and coach Yves Lejeune. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, British swimmer Adam Peaty. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work, work, work." (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
As the result of a brain tumour, she has hemiplegia on the right side of her body. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2017 100m Freestyle S7 1:26.90
7 2017 50m Freestyle S7 39.54
3 2017 400m Freestyle S7 6:33.30
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016 100m Freestyle S8 1:25.91
6 2016 400m Freestyle S8 6:14.75
9 2018 50m Freestyle S8 39.47
10 2018 100m Backstroke S8 1:39.32
10 2018 100m Freestyle S8 1:23.14