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OOSTERHUIS Marije
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthDelfzijl, NED
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Residence
Delfzijl, NED
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Communications, Marketing - Johan Cruyff College: Groningen, NED
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Delfzijl, Netherlands. She took up Para swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
She met a girl who was involved in Para swimming at a summer camp in the Netherlands and thought the sport could also be something interesting for herself.
Club / Team
Zwemvereniging Azuro : Delfzijl, NED
Name of coach
Sander Nijhuis [national], NED
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Naples, ITA
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, shopping, spending time with friends. (marijeoosterhuis.wordpress.com, 31 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2016 Female Athlete of the Year at the North Groningen Sports Gala in the Netherlands. (eemsbode.nl, 13 Feb 2017)
Impairment
In 2008 she developed synovial sarcoma, a form of cancer, in her right thigh and had to undergo 20 cycles of chemotherapy. (rtvnoord.nl, 18 Aug 2016; marijeoosterhuis.wordpress.com, 14 Apr 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a administrative assistant in Delfzijl, Netherlands. (LinkedIn profile, 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S10 30.24
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S10 1:14.42
Heats 2012 400m Freestyle S10 5:03.80
Heats 2016 50m Freestyle S10 29.39
8 2016 100m Backstroke S10 1:13.07 
7 2016 100m Freestyle S10 1:02.78 
7 2016 400m Freestyle S10 4:48.13
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
18 2010 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:57.10
6 2010 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:54.87
9 2010 400m Freestyle S10 5:11.41
15 2010 50m Freestyle S10 32.06
8 2010 100m Backstroke S10 1:17.31
8 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:37.75
  2010 5km Open Water S1-S10  DNF
8 2013 100m Freestyle S10 1:05.70
7 2013 400m Freestyle S10 5:01.02
Heats 2013 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:46.17
Heats 2013 100m Backstroke S10 1:14.84
8 2013 50m Freestyle S10 30.23
8 2015 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:39.08
8 2015 100m Backstroke S10 1:11.97
7 2015 100m Freestyle S10 1:03.54
7 2015 400m Freestyle S10 4:45.43
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 50m Freestyle S10 29.41
6 2014 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:26.81
6 2014 400m Freestyle S10 4:52.88
8 2014 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:41.25
6 2014 100m Backstroke S10 1:14.15
5 2014 100m Freestyle S10 1:04.52