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EKSTROM Jennie
Sport Para swimming
NPC Sweden   
GenderWomen
Age31
Place of BirthGothenburg, SWE
Height1.05 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S4, SB2, SM3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Uppsala, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Finance - University West: Trollhättan, SWE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Lidkoping, Sweden.
Club / Team
Varabygdens Simsallskap: Sweden
Name of coach
Isabel Bjerkegren [national], SWE; Andreas Jonerholm [national], SWE
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Injuries
She had surgery on some vertebrae in her back at the age of 13, which kept her out of the water for six months. (jennieerikson.com, 01 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named Sportsperson of the Year of Vastra Gotaland, Sweden in 2007 and 2009. (frosunda.se, 05 Jul 2013)
Impairment
She has dysmelia, which is an absence of limbs. She does not have a left arm, hip or thigh, and she also has scoliosis. (jennieerikson.com, 01 Jan 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 50m Freestyle S4 53.74
6 2008 100m Freestyle S4 2:00.68
5 2008 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:55.59
6 2012 50m Backstroke S4 1:00.37
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2010 50m Freestyle S4 52.76
3 2010 200m Freestyle S4 4:00.30
3 2010 50m Backstroke S4 1:04.93
3 2010 100m Freestyle S4 1:53.92
2 2010 50m Breaststroke SB2 1:18.86
12 2010 50m Butterfly S7 1:07.60
1 2010 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:34.64
5 2013 50m Freestyle S4 52.50
6 2013 50m Backstroke S4 1:02.57
2 2013 50m Breaststroke SB2 1:16.07
5 2013 100m Freestyle S4 1:55.00
5 2013 200m Freestyle S4 4:05.52
2 2013 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:30.42
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
2 2009 100m Freestyle S4 1:55.03
3 2009 50m Backstroke S4 1:05.02
2 2009 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:20.20
2 2009 50m Freestyle S4 52.84
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 100m Freestyle S4 1:52.01
5 2014 50m Freestyle S4 51.33
6 2014 200m Freestyle S4 4:00.37
4 2014 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:29.65
5 2014 50m Backstroke S4 1:02.84
1 2014 50m Breaststroke SB2 1:11.47