Debora Raiza RIBEIRO BENEVIDES (BRA)

BRBrazil
Age:
26 years
Languages:
Portuguese
Federation:
BRAZILIAN CANOE CONFEDERATION
Debora Raiza Ribeiro Benevides (BRA)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
Classification
KL2

Origin of Impairment
Congenital (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Impairment Details
She was born with arthrogryposis, a condition which causes joint contractures. (deborabenevides.com.br, 11 Sep 2017)

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Rio de Janeiro
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
She took up Para canoe at age 15 in Campo Grande, Brazil.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
"I have always been passionate about sport."
CLUB
BRA Va'a Canoe Club [Rio de Janeiro, BRA]
NAME OF COACH
Luiz Gustavo Teixera Fabricio dos Santos [national]; Jorge de Souza Freitas [personal]
TRAINING REGIME
She trains for three hours on water and three hours in the gym, from Monday to Saturday.
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Coach Jorge de Souza Freitas.
HERO/IDOL
Coach Jorge de Souza Freitas.
AMBITIONS
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
OTHER INFORMATION
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
2VL22016Duisburg, GER1:03.519
3VL22015Milan, ITA1:05.536
5V1 200m TA2014Moscow, RUS56.336
6V1 200m LTA2014Moscow, RUS1:05.607
10KL22016Duisburg, GER58.091
13KL22015Milan, ITA1:04.085
CLASSIFICATION
KL2