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Fabiana Sugimori

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Brazil
Occupation
Athlete, Insurance Officer
Languages
Portuguese, English
Higher education
Public Relations - Pontifícia Universidade Católica [PUC]: Campinas, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three at Catarina Academy.
Why this sport?
Her mother enrolled her in a swimming school.
Club / Team
Tenis Clube Campinas: Campinas, BRA
Name of coach
Marcelo Sugimori [brother]; Leonardo Tomasello Araujo [national]
Training Regime
She trains every day for two hours in the pool and one hour in the gym.

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2004, she was awarded the Medal of Honour for Sports Merit of Brazil by president Lula da Silva. (esportes.terra.com.br, 14 Oct 2004)
Impairment
She was born premature, and her vision was damaged by the oxygen in the incubator she was treated in. (youtube.com, 20 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle B1 Heats 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle B1 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle B1 Heats 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle B1 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke B2 Heats 9999
Women's 200 m Breaststroke B2 Heats 6
Women's 200 m Breaststroke B2 Final Round 6
Women's 200 m Medley B1 Final Round 7
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 6