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Leticia Ferreira

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Clarice [2013]
Occupation
Athlete, Nutritionist
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Nutrition

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006.
Why this sport?
She was diagnosed with thrombosis and began swimming as part of her treatment.
Club / Team
Praia Clube: Uberlândia, BRA
Name of coach
Alexandre Vieira [club]

General interest

Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of a car accident she was involved in at age 10. Her parents and her sister died in the incident. (cintiacunha.com.br, 01 Jun 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Heat 1 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Final Round 8
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 1
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 2
Women's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 7
Women's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 1 6