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TIELBEKE Michel
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthRaalte, NED
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12
Further Personal Information
Languages
Dutch
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national]
Coach from which country?
Netherlands
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Sheffield, ENG
General Interest
Awards and honours
In February 2009 he was named Sportsman of the Year for the municipality of Raalte in Netherlands. (destentor.nl, 06 Feb 2009)
Impairment
He was born with Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes deafness and visual impairment. (members.home.nl/micheminem, 09 Dec 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
15 2008 50m Freestyle S13 26.52
10 2008 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:14.48
14 2008 100m Butterfly S13 1:03.94
8 2008 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:25.36
Qualification 2012 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:11.60
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2006 50m Freestyle S13 27.36
12 2006 100m Freestyle S13 1:00.42
7 2006 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:15.77
8 2006 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:30.69
7 2010 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:21.02
6 2010 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:12.12
7 2010 100m Butterfly S13 1:02.08
12 2010 50m Freestyle S13 26.23
9 2010 100m Backstroke S13 1:09.22
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 100m Backstroke S13 1:07.44
3 2009 100m Butterfly S13 59.64
1 2009 100m Individual Medley SM13 1:02.76
1 2009 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:16.80