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Perla Amanda Munoz

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35, F35

Further personal information

Residence
Bahía Blanca, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began athletics at age 13.
Why this sport?
It was part of her rehabilitation.
Name of coach
Ariel Gonzalez [national]; Flavia Ressia [personal]
Training Regime
She trains at the Las Tres Villas Municipal Sports Complex in Bahia Blanca, Argentina.

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Birmingham, ENG

General interest

Nicknames
Perli (Athens 2004)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Having a disability gives you an advantage, because it makes you grow as a person. We must work to show that even if you have a disability, you also have a capacity to exploit." (lanueva.com, 10 Aug 2015)
Other information
PARAPAN GAMES VETERAN
She has taken part in all five editions of the Parapan American Games held so far, from Mexico City 1999 to Toronto 2015. (lanueva.com, 01 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35 Final Round 3
Women's Javelin F35 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F35 Final Round 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 16
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 8
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 8
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 6
Women's Discus Throw F35/36/38 Final Round 9
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 7
Women's Discus Throw F35-36 Final Round 6
Women's Shot Put F35-36 Final Round 6
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F37 Final Round 10
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 14
Women's 400 m T36 Final Round 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-08-31 10
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-02 10