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Mariana Ribeiro

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Uberlândia, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 10, and returned to the sport as a Para swimmer in 2013 after several years of treatment for her condition.
Why this sport?
She has always liked sport and swimming.

General interest

Nicknames
Mari (Facebook profile, 27 Feb 2019)
Impairment
At age 14 she was diagnosed with Arnold Chiari syndrome, a condition that affects the brain and nervous system. Her symptoms include loss of balance, coordination and strength, as well as a drop in blood pressure and cloudy vision. (trianguloesporte.com, 25 Apr 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-09 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2016-09-10 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final Round 2016-09-10 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2016-09-13 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-13 6
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2016-09-15 7