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Ana Filipe

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Angra do Heroísmo, POR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up the sport by coach Ana Paula Costa.
Club / Team
Associacao Crista da Mocidade [ACM]: Angra do Heroísmo, POR
Name of coach
Ana Paula Costa [personal], POR, from 2013
Training Regime
She trains for two hours a day.

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Portugal

General interest

Nicknames
Guida (Facebook profile, 30 Jan 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning bronze at the world championships in both 2015 [T20 triple jump] and 2017 [T20 long jump]. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018; azorestv.com, 21 Feb 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ana Paula Costa. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese triple jumper Nelson Evora. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I never lose, either I win or learn." (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named Athlete of the Year for 2017 and 2019 in Azores, Portugal. (azorestv.com, 27 Apr 2018; azores.gov.pt, 27 Apr 2018; jornalacores9.pt, 20 Jul 2020)

She was named Athlete of the Championships at the 2016 INAS World Indoor Championships in Ancona, Italy. (revistaport.com, 15 Mar 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (rtp.pt, 25 Jul 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-25 10
Women's Triple Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-30 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final Round 2016-09-15 9
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-17 3