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Viviane Soares

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
Husband Felipe Gomes
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

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

General interest

Nicknames
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)
Famous relatives
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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