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Marivana Oliveira

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Family
Husband Andre Silva
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2007 in Maceio, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Doctors encouraged her to start training at her local athletics club.
Club / Team
Clube Amigos dos Deficientes [CAD]: São José do Rio Prêto, BRA
Name of coach
Flavio Dos Santos Silva [personal], BRA

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Toronto, ON, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
Mary (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 26 Mar 2020)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. She learnt to walk at age seven, which was when her parents were able to afford surgery for her. (cpb.org.br, 20 Feb 2016; NOC Media Guide, 15 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-02 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final 1 2013-07-21 6
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 1 2013-07-25 6
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35 Final 1 2015-10-27 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35 Final Round 2016-09-15 3