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VAN DAM Fleur
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age36
Height1.72 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Apeldoorn, NED
Occupation
Physiotherapist
Languages
Dutch
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up sitting volleyball with VV Allvo in Almere, Netherlands.
Why this sport?
She had played able-bodied volleyball before her injury and wanted to stay involved in the sport.
Name of coach
Pim Scherpenzeel [national], NED
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was named Best Receiver at the 2015 European Championships in Podcetrtek, Slovenia. (Sitting Volleyball Team Slovenia's Facebook page, 10 Nov 2015)
Impairment
She has an unstable and damaged left knee. She tore her cruciate ligament at age 14 and since then she has twisted her knee multiple times. At age 25 doctors tried to recover the injury, but her knee was too damaged to create good stability. (zitvolleybal.com, 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 Team