18596-Marcia Bonfim Vieira dos Santos photo

Marcia Bonfim Vieira dos Santos



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T11, F11

Further personal information

Mauá, BRA

General interest

Hero / Idol
Brazilian goalball players Simone Camargo and Caesar Gualberto. (, 18 Aug 2011)
Other sports
She represents Brazil in goalball, and competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in the sport. (, 04 Aug 2012)
She hopes that one day people will support goalball in the same way as football. (, 13 Mar 2013)
She lost her sight because of an eye infection. (, 13 Mar 2013)
Other information
She also represents Brazil in goalball, competing in the sport at the 2012 Olympic Games. She originally took up the sport in 2001 to help her with orientation and mobility, but then she fell in love with it. "I can't live without this sport, it's a therapy for me." She plays for the APADV club side in Sao Paulo state, and made her national debut for Brazil in 2002. (, 04 Aug 2012;, 30 Oct 2011)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women Group C 2012-08-30 2
Women Group C 2012-08-31 4
Women Group C 2012-09-02 6
Women Group C 2012-09-03 8
Women Group C - Standings 2012-09-04 3
Women Quarterfinal 2012-09-05 302