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Heather Frederiksen

Welcome to Heather Frederiksen’s profile page.

Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 30th December 1985

Born: Billinge

Team/Club: City of Salford

Coach: John Stout

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course S8 50m Freestyle 31.21 2009  
Long Course S8 100m Freestyle 1:06.42 2012  
Long Course S8 200m Freestyle 2:21.13 2009 WR
Long Course S8 400m Freestyle 4:45.67 2009 ER
Long Course S8 50m Backstroke 37.53 2008 BR
Long Course S8 100m Backstroke 1:14.36 2009 WR
Long Course SM8 200m Individual Medley 2:46.95 2009  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Paralympic Games 50m Freestyle (S8) 2012 31.93 6th
  100m Freestyle (S8)   1:08.07 SILVER
  400m Freestyle (S8)   5:00.50 SILVER
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:17.00 GOLD
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:53.98 SILVER
  50m Freestyle (S8) 2008 32.59 7th
  100m Freestyle (S8)   1:08.48 SILVER
  400m Freestyle (S8)   4:54.49 SILVER
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:16.74 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:53.15 BRONZE
IPC European Championships 50m Freestyle (S8) 2011 31.62 SILVER
  100m Freestyle (S8)   1:06.83 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S8)   4:58.80 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:15.90 GOLD
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts)   4:52.40 GOLD
  50m Freestyle (S8) 2009 31.21 GOLD
  100m Freestyle (S8)   1:07.51 GOLD
  400m Freestyle (S8)   4:49.79 GOLD
  100m Backstroke (S8)   1:16.08 BRONZE
  100m Butterfly (S8)   1:16.33 GOLD
  200m Individual Medley (SM8)   2:48.07 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay (34pts) 2009 4:54.47 GOLD

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships MC 50m Freestyle 2012 32.12 SILVER
  MC 100m Freestyle   1:08.13 GOLD
  MC 400m Freestyle   5:01.69 BRONZE
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:20.78 10th
  MC 50m Freestyle 2009 31.58 GOLD
  MC 100m Freestyle   1:07.56 GOLD
  MC 400m Freestyle   4:47.08 SILVER
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:14.36 GOLD
  MC 50m Freestyle 2008 32:60 GOLD
  MC 100m Freestyle   1:09.04 GOLD
  MC 400m Freestyle   5:01.29 BRONZE
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:18.60 SILVER
  MC 100m Breaststroke   1:50.42 8th
  MC 100m Butterfly   1:18.07 SILVER
  MC 200m Individual Medley   2:58.08 7th
  MC 50m Freestyle 2007 37.83 GOLD
  MC 100m Freestyle   1:19.22 SILVER
  MC 400m Freestyle   5:54.31 GOLD
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:34.72 SILVER
British International Disability Championships MC 50m Freestyle 2011 32.93 7th
  MC 100m Backstroke   1:18.31 4th

In the Pool

Greatest achievement to date: The 100m Backstroke at the Beijing Paralympics 2008. I won the gold medal and broke the world record.

Aspiration: To stay at the top of my game until the London 2012 Paralympics

Out of the Pool

One thing you can’t live without: My Mercedes Benz

Tip for the top: Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Life after swimming: A driving instructor and hopefully coaching swimming

Favourites

Band/Music: Anything

 

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