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MEDARTS Tamara
Sport Para swimming
NPC Belgium   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthGenk, BEL
Height1.70 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beverlo, BEL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five at De Beringse Tuimelaars in Beringen, Belgium.
Why this sport?
Her family were swimmers, so she wanted to learn too. She liked it so much that she wanted to compete.
General Interest
Hobbies
Swimming, drawing, watching television. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her parents, and coach Louis Deswert. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Hero / Idol
Belgian Olympic swimmer Fred Deburghgraeve. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)
Injuries
She had a shoulder injury in 2011. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S14 1:20.61
Heats 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:30.10
7 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:24.58
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:17.83
3 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:23.96
9 2010 200m Freestyle S14 2:30.92