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TOETERS Magda
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age35
Height1.78 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Mick Malenstein
Other names
Magdalena Toeters
Residence
Bunschoten, NED
Occupation
Carer
Languages
Dutch
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Academy of Care Studies Utrecht: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 1995.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmer Marleen Veldhuis. (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Injuries
She sustained a shoulder injury in September 2011. (paralympisch.nl, 01 Jan 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go for gold." (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Awards and honours
She was honoured with a plaque in the main street of Oldenzaal, Netherlands in 2018. (tubantia.nl, 01 Dec 2018)

In 2012 she received a community award from the mayor of Bunschoten in the Netherlands, for her achievements at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (burgemeesterbunschoten.nl, 17 Sep 2012)

In 2010 she was presented with the Auke Vleer Achievement Prize at the 2009 Enschede Sports Gala in the Netherlands. (enschede.nl, 29 Jan 2010)

In 2005 she was named the Female Athlete of the Year in Oldenzaal, Netherlands. (oldenzaal.nl, 2013)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She is a qualified hotel hostess after completing her studies at the Amersfoort Hotel School in the Netherlands. (Facebook profile, 24 Jul 2018, 09 Oct 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:17.70
2 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:20.64
3 2016 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:17.35
6 2016 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:36.56 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:16.75
2 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:23.02
6 2010 200m Freestyle S14 2:19.80
Heats 2013 200m Freestyle S14 2:21.11
4 2013 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:20.77
5 2013 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:33.63
1 2015 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:16.16
5 2015 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:34.40
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:17.60
6 2014 200m Freestyle S14 2:19.39
4 2014 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:31.96