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Maria Jose Zamora Sanchez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Guadalajara, MEX
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Business Administration - University of Guadalajara: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2008.
Why this sport?
She started the sport as part of her rehabilitation.
Club / Team
CODE Jalisco: Guadalajara, MEX
Name of coach
Vanessa Gomez, MEX, from 2014

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
Pan American Games
Location
Toronto, ON, CAN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in T38 400m at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Paralympic runner Veronica Hipolito. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Triumph is the result of constant effort." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy as a result of being born prematurely. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-22 8
Women's 400 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-25 6
Women's 200 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-29 7