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Maria Elisa Muchavo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12

Further personal information

Residence
Maputo, MOZ
Languages
English, Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2010 in Maputo, Mozambique.
Why this sport?
Athletics was a sport she had always liked.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Mozambique
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
Maputo, MOZ

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Mozambican middle distance runner Maria Mutola. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
She was named 2012 Paralympic Athlete of the Year in Mozambique. (opais.sapo.mz, 17 Jun 2013)

She was Mozambique's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first female to represent Mozambique at the Paralympic Games when she competed at the 2012 Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-01 4
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-02 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-06 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 3 2013-07-20 6
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 2013-07-23 8
Women's 100 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 8