Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried the sport at around age nine.
Why this sport?
She originally played basketball before taking up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Juventude Operaria do Monte Abraao [JOMA]: Lisbon, POR
Name of coach
Mario Anibal [personal]
She trains for 15 hours each week.
Claudinha (Facebook profile, 10 Oct 2019)
Shopping, walking her dogs, movies, spending time with family, motorcycling, karting. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Mario Anibal. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She does a series of ritual movements before competing, including touch a bracelet. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With time you learn to fall with grace and rise with pride." (Facebook profile, 03 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
She was one of five finalists for the Sport Confederation of Portugal's 2017 Female Athlete of the Year award. (omirante.pt, 17 Jan 2018)
|Women's Long Jump T20||Final 1||2013-07-22||8|
|Women's Long Jump T20||Final 1||2015-10-25||5|
|Women's 400 m T20||Heat 3||2015-10-29||10|
|Women's Long Jump T20||Final 1||2017-07-17||9|