Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Husband Felipe Gomes
São Paulo, BRA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics at age 12.
Why this sport?
Coach Fabio Dias saw potential in her and asked her parents if she could compete.
Club / Team
ADV-VALE: Taubaté, BRA
Name of coach
Fabio Dias De Oliveira Silva [personal], BRA
Vivi (oglobo.globo.com, 26 Aug 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2009 she was named Young Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee [CPB]. (urece.org.br, 28 Oct 2011)
Her husband Felipe Gomes has represented Brazil in Para athletics. He claimed gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the T11-13 4 x 100m relay. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Oct 2019; Facebook profile, 08 Sep 2019)
|Women's 400 m T13||Final Round||2012-09-03||7|
|Women's 100 m T13||Heat 2||2012-09-05||5|
|Women's 100 m T13||Final Round||2012-09-06||6|