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Liz Yamila Scaroni

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Loma Verde, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Why this sport?
She had been told in primary school that she was unable to take part in physical education classes, but she was later convinced by her teacher Javier Gonzalez that she could compete in sport.
Club / Team
General Paz: Ranchos, ARG
Name of coach
Gustavo Ariel Gonzalez, ARG

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
South American Games
Location
Santiago, CHI

General interest

Impairment
She has cerebral palsy due to complications at birth. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Other information
FIRE
In December 2014 her family home was damaged by a fire. A number of possessions were lost in the blaze, including all the medals she had won in her career up until that point. (multimediodigital.com, 23 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2015-10-22 11
Women's 200 m T37 Heat 1 2015-10-29 8
Women's 200 m T37 Final 1 2015-10-29 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-15 6
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2017-07-22 9