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BECHERER Kelley
Sport Swimming
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Born03 Jul 1990 in Sheboygan, WI, USA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Visual impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sheboygan, WI, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Northeastern University: Boston, MA, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competitive swimming at the age of six and was introduced to Paralympic sports while attending a sports camp for persons with visual impairment.
Club / Team
The Huskies [Northeastern University]: Boston, MA, USA
Name of coach
Roy Coates
Coach from which country?
United States
Coach from what year?
2009
General Interest
Awards and honours
She has been named MVP for her high school swim team three times. (gonu.com, 02 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2008 50m Freestyle S13 27.85
3 2008 100m Freestyle S13 1:00.46
3 2008 400m Freestyle S13 4:37.50
1 2012 50m Freestyle S13 27.46
1 2012 100m Freestyle S13 59.56
3 2012 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:30.36
3 2012 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:21.50
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 100m Freestyle S13 1:02.07
3 2006 400m Freestyle S13 4:45.17
2 2006 100m Backstroke S13 1:12.99
1 2010 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:30.32
3 2010 100m Butterfly S13 1:09.06
1 2010 50m Freestyle S13 28.00
3 2010 400m Freestyle S13 4:42.72
1 2010 100m Freestyle S13 59.53
1 2010 100m Backstroke S13 1:09.25