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DEELEN Maurice
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthRotterdam, NED
Height1.86 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Amersfoort, NED
Languages
Dutch, English, German
Higher education
Optometry - Eindhoven University of Technology: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2007.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport with the aim of competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national]
Coach from which country?
Netherlands
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Netherlands
Opponent
Iceland
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Reykjavík
General Interest
Nicknames
Maus (IPC, 27 Oct 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There's no difference between possible and impossible". (IPC, 27 Oct 2009)
Impairment
He had stroke at age 30 that resulted in physical limitations on the right side of his body and a loss of memory, concentration and vision. (ons-oranjegevoel.nl, 28 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:11.09
2 2012 50m Freestyle S8 26.29
3 2012 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:27.17
4 2012 100m Freestyle S8 58.65
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2010 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:35.26
2 2010 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:15.07
3 2010 50m Freestyle S8 26.97
9 2010 100m Butterfly S8 1:09.11
3 2010 100m Freestyle S8 59.27
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
2 2009 100m Freestyle S8 57.69
2 2009 50m Freestyle S8 26.65