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VAN DE BILT Annelies
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age34
Place of BirthHouten, NED
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Utrecht, NED
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Communications - University of Applied Sciences Utrecht: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She had played able-bodied volleyball before her accident, and was hooked on sitting volleyball within two hours of trying it.
Name of coach
Pim Scherpenzeel [national], NED
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Netherlands
General Interest
Other sports
She played able-bodied volleyball at club level in Netherlands before her accident. (houtensnieuws.nl, 18 Jan 2017)
Impairment
In September 2012 she was cycling in Utrecht, Netherlands, when she was hit by a car. She suffered a fractured skull that resulted in a brain injury. The effects have led to weakness on the right side of her body. (houtensnieuws.nl, 18 Jan 2017; paravolleydames.nl, 23 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 Team