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Erica Gomes

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2007 in Coimbra, Portugal.
Club / Team
Juventude Operaria do Monte Abraao: Lisbon, POR

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Portugal
Location
Istanbul, TUR

General interest

Nicknames
Ery (Facebook profile, 08 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese long jumper Naide Gomes, Portuguese triple jumper Patricia Mamona. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sacrifices are part of success." (Facebook profile, 09 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received a Stromp Award in Lisbon, Portugal. (sporting.pt, 19 Dec 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-25 9999
Women's Triple Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-30 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final Round 2016-09-15 7
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-17 2