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DOS SANTOS Jhulia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age27
Height1.51 m
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Fabio Dias de Oliveira
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics at age 12 in Amazonas, Brazil, and moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, three years later to pursue the sport more seriously.
Why this sport?
She was chosen to practise the sport.
Club / Team
Urece Esporte e Cultura: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Name of coach
Fabio Dias de Oliveira [personal], BRA, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T11 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Fabio Dias de Oliveira, her family. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para sprinters Terezinha Guilhermina and Adria Santos (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; urece.org.br, 31 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Determination." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She has a visual impairment as the result of the effects of meningitis contracted at age six. (cpb.org.br, 08 Jun 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 200m T11 26.65
3 2012 100m T11 12.76
Semifinal 2016 200m T11 26.42
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 100m T11 13.11
Semifinal 2013 200m T11  DNS
3 2015 200m T11 26.24
3 2015 100m T11 12.79
  2015 4 x 100m Relay T11-13  DSQ
4 2017 100m T11  DSQ
4 2017 400m T11 59.73
  2017 800m T11  DNF