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Tisbe Silva

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Curitiba, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Federal University of Parana: Curitiba, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 2010 in Curitiba, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Her physiotherapist advised her to take up swimming in order to improve her mobility.
Club / Team
PUC-PR: Curitiba, BRA
Name of coach
Leonardo Tomasello Araujo [national], BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Tis (Facebook profile, 12 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2017 Para athlete of the Year in University Sports by the Brazilian Confederation of University Sports [CBDU]. (globoesporte.globo.com, 14 Mar 2018)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, which causes muscular atrophy and limits her mobility. (vidamaislivre.com.br, 04 Aug 2014)