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JAANIMAGI Keit
Sport Para swimming
NPC Estonia   
GenderWomen
Age31
Place of BirthTallinn, URS
Height1.52 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tallinn, EST
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
English, Estonian
Higher education
Cultural Studies, Language Studies - English - Tallinn University: Estonia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 10 at a sports club in Tallinn, Estonia.
Why this sport?
She wanted to become more physically active
Club / Team
SK Meduus: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Onne Pollisinski [club, national], EST
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Estonia
Location
Sweden
General Interest
Hobbies
Baking, reading, watching movies. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2006 World Championships in Durban, South Africa. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US Para swimmer Jessica Long. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For me, swimming is not about medals. It is about improving my health and being better than yesterday. Swimming has always been easier than walking for me. There is freedom in the pool." (globalsportsmentoring.org, 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named Female Athlete of the Year by the Estonian Union of Sports for Disabled in 2006 and 2011. (globalsportsmentoring.org, 2018)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER ROLES
She serves as the secretary-general of the Estonian Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.ee, 28 Feb 2018; Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2006 50m Freestyle S8 40.87
12 2006 100m Freestyle S8 1:39.64
12 2006 400m Freestyle S8 7:12.70
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 400m Freestyle S8 6:34.56
13 2016 100m Freestyle S8 1:28.44
9 2016 400m Freestyle S8 6:45.21
14 2016 50m Freestyle S8 40.84
11 2018 50m Freestyle S8 40.19
12 2018 100m Freestyle S8 1:26.18