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Mayerli Buitrago Ariza

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F41

Further personal information

Family
Partner Jose Pineros, children Jhoan and Brandon
Residence
Bucaramanga, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Club / Team
Santander: Colombia
Name of coach
Anderson Calderon

General interest

Nicknames
Mayer (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Walking. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F40/41 shot put at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her children. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Injuries
She injured her right thumb in 2020 and needed one month to recover. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up no matter how hard it is." (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)