Kardo Ploomipuu

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Kardo Ploomipuu
Personal information
Full name Kardo Ploomipuu
Born (1988-03-24) 24 March 1988 (age 30)[1]
Pärnu, Estonia
Height 188 cm (74 in)[1]
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)[1]

Kardo Ploomipuu (born 24 March 1988[1] in Pärnu) is an Estonian swimmer.

His first Paralympics was the 2004 Athens Games.[2] He is the current IPC European record holder in 50 and 100 m backstroke (long course; S10).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Time Event
2002 IPC World Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 14th 30.54 50 m freestyle S10
2004 Paralympic Games Athens, Greece 8th 1:08.99 100 m backstroke S10
2006 IPC World Championships Durban, South Africa 4th 1:05.38 100 m backstroke S10
17th 27.23 50 m freestyle S10
2008 Paralympic Games Beijing, China 3rd 1:03.37[1] 100 m backstroke S10
2009 IPC European Championships Reykjavík, Iceland 1st 1:01.03 WR[3] 100 m backstroke S10
2009 IPC World Championships (25 m) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 58.05 ER[4] 100 m backstroke S10
2010 IPC World Championships Eindhoven, Netherlands 2nd 1:01.29[5] 100 m backstroke S10
16th 26.47 50 m freestyle S10
2011 IPC European Championships Berlin, Germany 1st 1:01.89[6] 100 m backstroke S10
2012 Paralympic Games London, Great Britain 4th 1:01.32 100 m backstroke S10
18th 26.50 50 m freestyle S10
2013 IPC World Championships Montreal, Canada 3rd 1:00.85 ER[7] 100 m backstroke S10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Athlete Biographies". IPC. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Results for Kardo Ploomipuu from the International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Swimming European Championships" (PDF). Íþróttasamband Fatlaðra. 2009-10-24. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Meie ujujad Brasiilias MM-il" (in Estonian). Estonian Union of Sports for the Disabled. 2009-12-05. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Eestile invaspordi MM-ilt ujumishõbe" (in Estonian). Delfi Sport. 2010-08-20. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Kardo Ploomipuu tuli invaujumises Euroopa meistriks" (in Estonian). ERR Sport. 2011-07-09. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Ploomipuu võitis uue Euroopa rekordiga ujumise MM-il pronksmedali" (in Estonian). ERR Sport. 2013-08-18. Retrieved 19 August 2013.