National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Danielle Kisser

  • Age 27
  • Height 124 cm / 4 ftin
  • Club High Performance Centre – Québec
  • Coach Mike Thompson
  • Hometown Delta, BC
  • Residence Montreal, QC

National Team Highlights

Madeira 2022 World Para Swimming Championships2
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Cairns 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships11

Danielle’s Bio

  • Kisser placed 4th in the 100-m breaststroke SB6 at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

  • At the Madeira 2022 World Para Swimming Championships, Kisser placed 7th in both the 200-m individual medley SM6 and the 100-m breaststroke SB6.
  • At the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, Kisser finished 10th in the women’s 100-m breaststroke SB6. Kisser also swam backstroke for the women’s 4×100-m medley team that was disqualified in the final.
  • At the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships, Kisser broke her own Canadian record and captured silver in the 100-m backstroke S6. She also captured bronze in the 50-m freestyle S6.
  • At the London 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, Kisser’s best performance came in the 100-m breaststroke SB6, where she finished ninth. She also competed in the 100-m backstroke S6 (10th).
  • Kisser placed 6th in the 100-m breaststroke multi-class at the 2022 Bell Canadian Swimming Trials. Her performance qualified her for the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships and Commonwealth Games.
  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto, Kisser’s best performance came in the 100-m breaststroke multi-class final, where she missed the podium by one spot.
  • To make her return to the national team after dealing with injuries the previous three years, Danielle Kisser finished fifth in the women’s multi-class 100-m breaststroke at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials.
  • At the 2015 Can-Am open in Bismarck, USA, Kisser won gold in the women’s 4×100-m medley relay, and bronze in the 100-m backstroke and 100-m breaststroke.
  • In 2014, Kisser was a member of the Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships team.
  • At the 2013 IPC World Championships, Kisser finished fifth and seventh in the 100-m breaststroke and the 200-m individual medley.
  • At the age of 14-year-old Kisser captured a bronze medal in the 100-m breaststroke at the 2011 Guadalajara Parapan Am Games.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @dee_kisser
  • Instagram: @dee_kisser
  • Favourite Book: What’s So Amazing About Grace
  • Favourite Movie: Mamma Mia
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: Meryl Streep
  • Pre-race meal: Sandwich
  • Other sports: Basketball
  • Favourite Place to visit: The mountains
  • Guilty Pleasure: Peanut butter, honey, pickle and cheese sandwiches

Danielle’s Personal Bests

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50m Backstroke50mCiti Para Swimming World Series
100m Medley25mNeptune International de Noel 25m---
200m Backstroke25mNeptune International de Noel 25m
100m Backstroke25mNeptune International de Noel 25m
200m Breaststroke50m33. Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften1
50m Breaststroke50mWorld Series---
100m Butterfly50mWorld Series
50m Breaststroke25mNeptune International (CSPO 25m)
200m Breaststroke25mNeptune International (CSPO 25m)---
100m Breaststroke25mSwim International---
100m Backstroke50mPan Pacific Para Championships
50m Backstroke25mInvitation Neptune de Noel avec finales - CSPO
200m Backstroke50m24th Annual Kamloops June Classic
50m Freestyle Laps50m24th Annual Kamloops June ClassicRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps25mDssc LmrRELAY
400m Medley25mDssc Lmr
100m Breaststroke Laps50mUS Paralympics Swimming 2015 Can-Am OpenRELAY
100m Butterfly25mPSW Fall Invitational
50m Freestyle50mPan Pacific Para Championships
100m Freestyle50mCan Am Championships
800m Freestyle25mTime Trials
200m Medley50mIPC World Championships---
100m Breaststroke50mIPC World Championships
200m Freestyle50mSwimBC AAA LC Championships
50m Butterfly50mU.S. Paralympics Spring CanAm
200m Medley25mBritish Columbia Age Group Champioships
100m Freestyle25mBritish Columbia Age Group Champioships
50m Freestyle25mBritish Columbia Age Group Champioships
50m Butterfly25mHaney Holiday LMR
200m Freestyle25mFastSwim Classic
50m Breaststroke Laps50mKCS June ClassicRELAY
400m Freestyle50mCanadian Olympic & Paralympic Swimming Trials---
400m Freestyle25mTAS SwimBC SC AAA Championships
50m Breaststroke Laps25mFall Into FinalsRELAY