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VAN DIESSEN Britt
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthTilburg, NED
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tilburg, NED
Languages
Dutch
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
TRB/RES: Tilburg, NED
Name of coach
Toine van Diessen [father]
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music and using her computer. (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband. (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Awards and honours
In 2006 she received Tilburg's Sporting Talent of the Year award. (focusopreeshof.nl, 11 Dec 2009)
Famous relatives
Her father and trainer, Toine van Diessen, also coached the Dutch swimming team at the 2007 World Transplant Games in Bangkok, Thailand. (IPC, 11 Dec 2009)
Impairment
She suffers from a growth anomaly in her underarms. She has also undergone a bone marrow transplant and competes in events for transplant patients such as the World Transplant Games. (IPC, 11 Dec 2009; tilburgsekoerier.nl, 11 Dec 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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