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LAURIDSEN Karina
Sport Para athletics, Para swimming
NPC Denmark   
GenderWomen
Age41
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Esbjerg, DEN
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Swim Team Esbjerg: Esbjerg, DEN
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was named 2009 Danish Disabled Sportsperson of the Year. (Beijing 2008 Entries, 06 May 2010)
Impairment
She was involved in a parachuting accident in 2001 that left her legs paralysed. (dhif.dk, 23 Feb 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2002 Shot Put F55 7.19
Paralympic Games - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
7 2008 50m Freestyle S5 44.69
3 2008 50m Backstroke S5 45.72
5 2008 100m Backstroke S6 1:34.41
1 2008 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:47.84
World Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
6 2006 100m Freestyle S5 1:36.43
4 2006 200m Freestyle S5 3:23.13
2 2006 50m Backstroke S5 47.46
2 2006 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:03.64
1 2006 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:57.95
8 2010 50m Freestyle S5 45.81
3 2010 50m Backstroke S5 45.36
1 2010 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:02.54
1 2010 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:51.12
World Championships Short Course - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
2 2009 100m Freestyle S5 1:30.61
2 2009 50m Backstroke S5 44.91
1 2009 50m Breaststroke SB3 59.30
3 2009 50m Freestyle S5 46.39