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Aldana Isabel Ibanez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Buenos Aires, ARG
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education - National University of La Matanza: Buenos Aires, ARG

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 14 in Mision Tacaagle, Argentina, and was later discovered by national team coaches at the Evita Games.
Why this sport?
"Because I like to jump."
Club / Team
Centro de Discapacitados de La Matanza [CEDIMA]: Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Pablo Fornari [club], ARG

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the T47 long jump at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Pablo Fornari. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"See that we are all equal and that we can improve ourselves." (diarioformosa.net, 19 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
She received the 2014 Islas Malvinas [Falkland Islands] award from the House of Representatives of Argentina in recognition of her life achievements. (acercandonaciones.com, 12 Jun 2014; reddeportivaregional.com, 09 Aug 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Impairment
She was born with a shortened right arm and without four fingers on her right hand. (diarioformosa.net, 19 Aug 2021)
Other information
MOVE TO BUENOS AIRES
In 2015 at age 17 she moved from Mision Tacaagle, Argentina, to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in order to focus on her sporting career. (diarioformosa.net, 19 Aug 2021; paralympic.org, 10 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-23 9999
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-29 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-08 11
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-10 7