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Carmen Mentor

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13

Further personal information

Residence
Cape Town, RSA
Languages
Afrikaans, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She started the sport in primary school in 2002.
Name of coach
Ivan Mentor

General interest

Nicknames
"'Kappo', meaning butch." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Hobbies
Singing, talking and hanging out with people. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
"Breaking the South African records in shot put [9.51m] and discus [25.21m]." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Hero / Idol
"My mother and father." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
Won the Sportswoman with a Disability award at the Western Cape Sport Awards. (capegateway.gov.za, 19 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
"To become a paralympian, and to teach under-privileged kids that have the ability." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F12/13 Final 2011-01-24 8