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Catia Almeida

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Mangualde, POR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French, Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began running cross-country at school.

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Joao Mendes. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 02 Jan 2014)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese marathon runner Rosa Mota. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 02 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always achieve the best outcome." (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 02 Jan 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named the Best Female Athlete at the 2012 International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability [INAS] European Championships in Gavle, Sweden. (paroquiademangualde.pt, 18 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T20 Final 1 2013-07-27 4