Nhora Alicia Medina Murillo
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
Why this sport?
She was inspired to take up the sport by her son, Para thrower Diego Meneses.
Her son Diego Meneses, who also has cerebral palsy, has represented Colombia in Para athletics. He won gold medals in javelin, shot put and discus at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (elcolombiano.com, 30 Oct 2017; paralympic.org, 13 Sep 2017)
She has cerebral palsy as the result of the effects of a fever contracted at age two. (elcolombiano.com, 30 Oct 2017)