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1983-Noraivis de La Heras Chibas photo

Noraivis de La Heras Chibas

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Cuba
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

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.

General interest

Nicknames
Tata (Facebook profile, 28 Nov 2015)
Hobbies
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)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (TVSolvision YouTube channel, 03 Nov 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of an accident she had at age 35. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2016-09-11 3