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Lia Chachibaia

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Tbilisi, GEO
Languages
English, Georgian

General interest

Hobbies
Para taekwondo. (editori.ge, 15 Jul 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I never thought I could not do something, on the contrary I just believed that I was given a second chance at life [after her accident] because I could do whatever I wanted and now I am sure of it." (editori.ge, 15 Jul 2020)
Impairment
Her right arm was amputated below the elbow at age 16 after falling from the ninth floor of a building. She was in a coma for three days after the accident. (editori.ge, 15 Jul 2020; recorder.ge, 24 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2016-09-14 4