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Teresinha de Jesus Correia dos Santos



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Londrina, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
She played football for 11 years before switching to athletics after being approached on the street by another athlete.
Club / Team
IRM: Brazil
Name of coach
Oriane de Souza Pinto Martins dos Santos [personal]

General interest

Tecka (, 14 Mar 2017)
She was involved in an accident at home at age seven, falling after she jumped over a fence and fracturing her left arm. Doctors put the limb in a cast, but three days later it became infected and had to be amputated below the elbow. (, 19 Sep 2017; NOC Media Guide, 01 Aug 2015)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-22 3
Women's 200 m T46 Semifinal 1 2013-07-24 4
Women's 200 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-25 4
Women's 100 m T46 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 3
Women's 100 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-27 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-10 3
Women's 100 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-11 3
Women's 400 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-13 2
Women's 400 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 9999
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 1 2016-09-15 9999