Linda Patricia Perez Lopez
Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in Para athletics in 2017 in Zulia, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as a hobby and realised she was good at it.
Name of coach
Isidro Barthelemy [national], CUB
She trains two days per week at the University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Reading. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T11 400 m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her twin sister Alejandra Paola. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She prays before competitions. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Her twin sister Alejandra Paola competes in Para athletics and was selected to represent Venezuela at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Venezuelan NPC, 24 Aug 2021)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 20 Feb 2021)