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Analuz Pellitero

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2012 in General Pico, Argentina.
Why this sport?
There was a swimming pool at her house, and her family all liked swimming. She took up the sport as a hobby.
Club / Team
Club Atletico Independiente: Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Edith Arraspide [club]; Juan Manuel Zucconi [national]
Training Regime
She does double sessions six days a week, Monday to Saturday, from 07:30 to 10:00 and 15:30 to 17:30.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Argentina
Location
Brazil

General interest

Nicknames
Anita (Facebook profile, 22 Apr 2021)
Hobbies
Listening to music, watching television, socialising with friends. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth in the S12 100m backstroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Jun 2021; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jose Luis Weigandt. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017; cincoanillos.com.ar, 09 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible. There are no barriers." (infopico.com, 12 Mar 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received a plaque and was designated an Outstanding Citizen of General Pico in Argentina. (viapais.com.ar, 25 Sep 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2015-07-15 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2015-07-15 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2015-07-18 8
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2015-07-18 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-18 15
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2016-09-14 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2016-09-17 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2017-12-02 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2017-12-03 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2017-12-05 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2017-12-05 5