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Yeny Vargas

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Lima, PER
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at the end of 2013 in Arequipa, Peru.
Why this sport?
Running made her feel happy.
Club / Team
Sin Limites: Lima, PER
Name of coach
Miguel Calmet, PER, from 2016
Training Regime
She trains for five hours a day at the Chorrillos Military School in Peru.

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, listening to music. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Science professor Susan Anerya Llasa. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was involved in a domestic accident in 2002, which resulted in her left arm being amputated below the elbow. (diariocorreo.pe, 29 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-13 4
Women's 400 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 7
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 1 2016-09-15 4