Noga Nir-Kistler


Name: Noga Nir-Kistler
Sport: Para Swimming
Classification: S6/SB5/SM6
Height: 5'4”
Weight: 120
Current Residence: Allentown, Pa.

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, bronze (100m breaststroke), 6th (50m freestyle)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games, Table Tennis
Career Highlights:
  • 2014: Spring Nationals/CanAms, 1st (100m freestyle, 50m fly, 100m breaststroke, 50m freestyle, 200m individual medley, 50m breaststroke)
  • 2013: U.S. Paralympics Spring CanAms, 1st (50m breaststroke, 50m fly, 100m breaststroke, 200m individual medley), 2nd (100m freestyle, 50m freestyle); World Championships, 2nd (50m freestyle, 100m breaststroke), 3rd (50m fly, 200m medley relay 20 pts)

  • 2007: Parapan American Games (table tennis), 2nd (singles, team event)

Fun Facts: Daughter of Eliezer Nir and Nira Nir. Has three older brothers, Yaron, Tal and Ofer, all live in Israel. Married to Fred Kistler. Hobbies include spending time with family and friends,
swimming, table tennis, walking/playing with my dog, Lobo, reading and listening to music.

Learn more: 
US Para Swimming

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