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Julyana Cristina Da Silva

Athletics | Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Faculties Sao Jose: Rio de Janeiro, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics at age 16.
Why this sport?
As a child, she also tried handball and swimming, but fell in love with Para athletics after her first session.
Club / Team
Nauru: Brazil

General interest

Nicknames
Juju (Facebook profile, 31 Jul 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 03 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born prematurely with a malformation to her right leg, which was amputated due to complications following several reconstruction surgeries. (nauru.com.br, 06 Jul 2021)