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Beatriz Cunha

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Palhoça, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Food Technology - University of Barretos: São Paulo, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2008.
Why this sport?
Having given up Para swimming, she wanted to find another sport and went to the Association for Physically Disabled of Parana [ADFP] in Brazil. "I looked at all the sports available, but it was in shooting that I found myself."
Club / Team
Santa Monica Clube de Campo [SMCC]: Curitiba, BRA
Name of coach
James Walter Lowry Neto [national]

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 World Championships in Suhl, Germany. (cpb.org.br, 05 Sep 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on pursuing a dream. It may be difficult, but sooner or later, you will succeed." (Facebook profile, 26 Sep 2017)
Other sports
She has competed in Para swimming at national level in Brazil. (portalctea.com.br, 07 Jul 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the as part of the Brazilian team at the 2018 World Championships in Cheongju, Republic of Korea. (cpb.org.br, 05 Sep 2017)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (portalctea.com.br, 07 Jul 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 31