Noraivis de La Heras Chibas
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 35 in Guantanamo, Cuba.
Why this sport?
She had always liked the sport and after her accident, she was invited to try athletics as part of her rehabilitation.
Tata (Facebook profile, 28 Nov 2015)
Listening to music. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2016, and claiming medals at the world championships and the Parapan American Games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 24 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her mother, and the staff at the Association for People with Impairments in Cuba. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (TVSolvision YouTube channel, 03 Nov 2017)
Her impairment is the result of an accident she had at age 35. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
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