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Ana Clara Cruz

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB4, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
São Caetano do Sul, BRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2000, with hydrotherapy in a gym in Sao Paolo.
Why this sport?
She started swimming for medical reasons and then discovered she enjoyed the sport.
Club / Team
AETERJ: Rio de Janeiro, BRA

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
South Africa

General interest

Nicknames
Aninha (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Hobbies
Staying at home with family, travelling. (Athlete 26, Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at 4x50m relay at WC Eindhoven, 2010. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Injuries
She suffered a swelling in her right elbow in 2010, which caused her to lower the intensity of her training for the WC 2010 in Eindhoven. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Listening to very loud music before her event. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Ambitions
To achieve her personal best times and represent Brazil in important competitions. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heats 9
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heats 10
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heats 11
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heats 11
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 3
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 4
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 1 1
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 2
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 3 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 5
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 6