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Leylane Moura

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first took up Para sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
A physiotherapist recommended she try sport to improve her posture and coordination. She initially tried boccia before switching to Para athletics.
Club / Team
Nucleo de Educacao Fisica e Desportos da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco [NEFD UFPE]: Recife, BRA

General interest

Awards and honours
She received a certificate of gratitude from the Pernambuco state government in Brazil following her silver medal in F32/33/34 shot put at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (noticias.r7.com, 03 Sep 2019)
Impairment
She has chronic traumatic encephalopathy as a result of falling down a set of stairs. The impairment affects her speech, movement and coordination. (cpb.org.br, 01 Jun 2019)