Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
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
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)
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)