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Stefanny Rubi Cristino Zapata

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Mexico
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 2002, and began training seriously in 2012.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as a way of improving her health after experiencing intestinal problems.
Club / Team
Mexico State: Mexico
Name of coach
Ulises Menendez [national]
Training Regime
She trains at the sports complex in Zinacantepec, Mexico.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (dereporteros.com, 12 Nov 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her family and her coach. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (dereporteros.com, 12 Nov 2020)
Impairment
She was born without four fingers on her left hand. (tlalpan.uvmnet.edu, 01 Feb 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-13 15
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-18 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-18 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-19 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-19 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 2016-09-09 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2016-09-13 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-13 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2016-09-15 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2016-09-15 3
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2017-12-02 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final 1 2017-12-04 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-07 2