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Marites Burce

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Occupation
Coordinator
Languages
English, Tagalog
Higher education
Education - Trinity University of Asia: Quezon, PHI

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2005 in Manila, Philippines.
Why this sport?
"I like it because it gives me a lot of motivation and courage in life."

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Philippines

General interest

Hero / Idol
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself and always be humble." (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as project coordinator at Tahanang Walang Hagdanan in Rizal, Philippines, a foundation supporting people with impairments. She previously served as a teacher at the foundation. (Facebook profile, 27 Sep 2019; tzuchi.org.ph, 02 Dec 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-05 9999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F54 Final 1 2015-10-23 7
Women's Shot Put F54 Final 1 2015-10-25 7