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Linda Patricia Perez Lopez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Alvaro Casiani

Further personal information

Residence
Maracaibo, VEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

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
Training Regime
She trains two days per week at the University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela.

General interest

Hobbies
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)
Famous relatives
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)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 20 Feb 2021)