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Florentina Hriscu

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Camelia
Languages
Romanian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Why this sport?
"I decided to try athletics because I could not qualify for a Paralympic Games in table tennis."

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Romania

General interest

Nicknames
Flory, Flori (Facebook profile, 02 Jan 2020; Comitetul National Paralimpic Romania Facebook page, 06 Nov 2020)
Hobbies
Music, dancing. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Romanian Paralympic Committee president Sally Lamont. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para table tennis and represented Club Sportiv Lamont in Romania. (Club Sportiv Lamont Facebook page, 13 Aug 2018)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2016-09-11 12
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2017-07-18 11