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Rosa Mandjoro

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13

Further personal information

Residence
Windhoek, NAM
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Afrikaans, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in 2013 in Windhoek, Namibia.
Why this sport?
She started the sport to improve her ability and physical condition.
Club / Team
Visual Impaired Special School: Windhoek, NAM
Name of coach
Michael Hamukwaya [national]

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Namibia
Location
South Africa

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, and representing Namibia at the All-African Games. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her teacher Mr Mutenge. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Namibia's national football team. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Love training and everything becomes easier." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She received a sporting achievement award from Disability Sports Namibia in 2015. (namibiansun.com, 19 Oct 2015)

She was nominated for Namibia's Junior Sportswoman with an Impairment of the Year Award in 2014. (newera.com.na, Oct 16, 2014)
Impairment
She was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-27 6