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DRABSCH Cecilie
Sport Para swimming
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age43
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Oliver, son Marius
Residence
Stavanger, NOR
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Morten Eklund
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was Norway's flag bearer at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (nrksport.no, 19 Mar 2010)

She was awarded Norway's Paralympic Honorary Award in 2008. (regjeringen.no, 21 Nov 2008)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of two due to being born prematurely. The right side of her body is not as strong as the left side. She is also visually impaired. (regjeringen.no, 27 Sep 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2000 50m Freestyle S8 33.53 
5 2000 100m Freestyle S8 1:14.66 
1 2004 50m Freestyle S8 31.51
3 2004 100m Freestyle S8 1:12.29
1 2008 50m Freestyle S8 32.09
5 2008 100m Freestyle S8 1:11.88
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 50m Freestyle S8 33.70
2 1998 100m Freestyle S8 1:14.57
4 2002 50m Freestyle S8 33.82
5 2002 100m Freestyle S8 1:16.06
14 2002 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:46.18
2 2006 50m Freestyle S8 32.36
3 2006 100m Freestyle S8 1:13.72
7 2006 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 5:13.96
8 2006 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:57.81
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 100m Freestyle S8 1:11.45
1 2009 50m Freestyle S8 31.74