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Naibys Morillo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Residence
San Felipe, VEN
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014 in Yaracuy, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
She was invited to try the sport by other athletes with an impairment.
Training Regime
She trains at the National Sports Institute [IND] in Caracas, Venezuela.

General interest

Hobbies
Going for walks, spending time with friends, photography. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Venezuelan triple jumper Yulimar Rojas, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Venezuela at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (yaracuy.gob.ve, 23 Mar 2017)

In 2015 and 2017 she was named Athlete with an Impairment of the Year in Yaracuy, Venezuela. (correodelorinoco.gob.ve, 04 Jan 2018; avn.info.ve, 31 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 29 Nov 2021)
Impairment
Her impairment was caused by an accident. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)