Ana Claudia Silva
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 in Recife, Brazil.
Why this sport?
She initially played football before a physical education teacher introduced her to Para athletics coach Ismael Marques.
Club / Team
Nucleo de Educacao Fisica e Desportos da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco [NEFD UFPE]: Recife, BRA
Name of coach
Ismael Marques [personal], from 2015
She trains for four hours a day.
Lala (pernambucoconectado.com.br, 10 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (educacao.pe.gov.br, 22 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para sprinter Terezinha Guilhermina. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 11 Aug 2021)
She fractured her right femur at age six. She did not receive adequate care for the injury until the day after, which resulted in an impairment to her right leg. (jc.ne10.uol.com.br, 22 Jan 2017)
|Women's Long Jump T42||Final 1||2015-10-22||4|
|Women's 100 m T42||Heat 1||2015-10-29||5|
|Women's 100 m T42||Final 1||2015-10-30||3|
|Women's Long Jump T42||Final Round||2016-09-10||5|
|Women's 100 m T42||Heat 2||2016-09-17||3|
|Women's 100 m T42||Final Round||2016-09-17||4|