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KULK Marlou
Sport Para swimming
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthHuizen, NED
Height1.62 m
Weight 55 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Daisy Kroon
Languages
Dutch
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 12 in Huizen, Netherlands.
Club / Team
ZPC Amersfoort: Netherlands
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national], NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Baloetke, Muis (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (IPC, 29 Oct 2009)
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmers Inge Dekker and Ada Kok. (azpc.nl, 24 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself and you can do it!" (azpc.nl, 24 Jul 2014)
Impairment
She was born with an intellectual impairment. (azpc.nl, 24 Jul 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 100m Backstroke S14 1:09.50
3 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:14.80
6 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:24.43
2 2016 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.33 
3 2016 200m Freestyle S14 2:10.20
4 2016 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:20.15
3 2016 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:29.49 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:10.90
4 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:26.06
1 2010 200m Freestyle S14 2:16.35
4 2013 200m Freestyle S14 2:13.70
1 2013 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.70
5 2013 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.79
1 2013 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:30.77
4 2015 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:20.24
3 2015 200m Freestyle S14 2:11.73
3 2015 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:28.65
8 2015 100m Backstroke S14  DSQ
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Backstroke S14 1:08.26
4 2014 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.00
4 2014 200m Freestyle S14 2:12.99
2 2014 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:28.94