Jessica Silvana Lalama Vega
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S14, SB14, SM14
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began at age 14 in school.
Why this sport?
"Because I like it."
Club / Team
Club Deportivo Primas y Primos: Quito, ECU
Name of coach
Coach from which country?
She trains nine times a week.
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
At London 2012 she will become the first Ecuadorian athlete with an intellectual disability to compete at the Paralympic Games. (elcomercio.com, 15 May 2012)
|Women's 200 m Freestyle S14||Heat 3||2012-09-02||7|