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Baiba Rorbaha

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy, Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Residence
Saldus, LAT
Languages
Latvian, Russian
Higher education
Accounting - RRC College: Jurmala, LAT

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2018 in Riga, Latvia.
Why this sport?
"A coach [Inara Aperane] invited me to try Para athletics."
Training Regime
She trains seven days a week, for two hours a day.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Latvia

General interest

Hobbies
Playing board games, checkers, using the internet, meeting with friends. (sporto.lv, 01 Dec 2019; Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 World Championships. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Inara Aperane. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Her grandfather. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy, spastic diplegia and hyperkinesis. (ziedot.lv, 17 Jan 2012)
Other information
VOLUNTEER
Twice a week she volunteers at a day care centre in Riga, Latvia, keeping up their paperwork. (sporto.lv, 01 Dec 2019)