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LARRY Brenda
Sport Para swimming
NPC Malaysia   
GenderWomen
Age14
Height1.57 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB4, SM4
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kota Kinabalu, MAS
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2017 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Why this sport?
She was afraid of the water when she was younger but her family and her teachers encouraged her to try swimming. "I loved all different sports, but I finally found out that Para swimming was the only one that I could master."
Club / Team
Sabah [MAS] / Sea Dragon Swimming Club [MAS]: Malaysia
Name of coach
Eva Wong, MAS
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Malaysia
Location
Thailand
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Para National Games in Malaysia. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Eva Wong. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Where there's a will, there's a way." (Harian Metro, 24 Nov 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 12 May 2019)
Impairment
She was born without both arms. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 100m Breaststroke SB4 3:01.26
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S4 2:27.47
7 2019 50m Backstroke S4 1:00.68
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S5  DNS
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S4 1:04.16