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Greilyz Greimal Villarroel Hernandez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Edicson Medina

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Isabella [2018]
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013 in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
She tried several sports at school, before deciding on athletics.
Name of coach
Isidro Barthelemy, CUB, from 2014

General interest

Hobbies
Walking, going to the cinema. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning a silver medal in the T12 400m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother, her daughter and coach Isidro Barthelemy. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I will never stop dreaming." (Instagram profile, 14 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received the Paralympic Female Hero Award at the Golden Generation Awards ceremony held by the 'Gigantes en Accion' [Giants in Action] Sports Foundation in Venezuela. (vtv.gob.ve, 10 Dec 2019)

She received the Jose Felix Ribas Order from the government of Venezuela in recognition of her performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (spanish.xinhuanet.com, 23 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 14 Mar 2021; zagadeporte.wordpress.com, 10 Dec 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-08 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-09 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-11 3
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-15 3