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ZAMBO Diana
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthSzékesfehérvár, HUN
Height1.56 m
Weight 43 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S5, SB6, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tatabánya, HUN
Languages
Hungarian, English
Higher education
Computer Science - University of Veszprem: Hungary
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age eight at primary school in Budapest, Hungary.
Why this sport?
Swimming was part of her school's physical education programme.
Club / Team
Tatabanyai Vizmu SE: Hungary
Name of coach
Marta Kocsis [club]
Coach from which country?
Hungary
Coach from what year?
2009
Senior International Debut
Year
1991
Competing for
Hungary
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Barcelona
General Interest
Nicknames
Dia (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Drawing, ice skating, reading, computers, skiing. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the gold medal in the 4x50m medley relay at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Zsigmond Gyenge. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Injuries
Since 2005 she has had problems with her hips. She also has pain in her knee. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)
Impairment
She has arthrogryposis, mainly in her arms. (Athlete, 29 Dec 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 1992 100m Backstroke S6 2:03.29
3 1992 50m Butterfly S6 55.30
5 1992 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay S1-6 3:44.21
7 1996 50m Butterfly S6 53.20
1 1996 4 x 50m Medley Relay  S1-6 3:22.65 
6 2000 100m Backstroke S6 1:46.62 
8 2000 50m Butterfly S6 48.34 
5 2004 50m Backstroke S5 53.45
4 2004 50m Butterfly S5 49.50
14 2008 200m Freestyle S5 3:56.25
6 2008 50m Backstroke S5 52.04
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:23.87
8 2012 50m Butterfly S5 52.59
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2002 100m Backstroke S6 1:52.81
6 2006 50m Backstroke S5 53.37
6 2006 100m Breaststroke SB6 2:26.56
3 2006 50m Butterfly S5 49.58
4 2006 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:15.64
5 2010 50m Butterfly S5 51.41
7 2010 50m Backstroke S5 53.67
6 2010 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:50.81
5 2010 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:19.65
6 2010 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:32.15