Mari Christina SANTILLI (BRA)

BRBrazil
Age:
44 years
Languages:
Portuguese
Federation:
BRAZILIAN CANOE CONFEDERATION
Mari Christina Santilli (BRA)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
Classification
KL3

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Impairment Details
She was involved in a motorcycle accident which resulted in her left leg being amputated. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Curitiba
HIGHER EDUCATION
Physical Education - Tuiuti University of Parana, Curitiba, BRA
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
She took up the sport at age 20.
HOBBIES
Travelling, spending time with friends and family.
CLUB
CRCuritiba [Brazil]
NAME OF COACH
Luiz Gustavo Teixera Fabricio dos Santos [national]; Cleverson Silva Dos Santos [personal] 
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Placing seventh at the 2016 World Championships in Duisburg, Germany, which gained her a spot at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Her brother, and Brazilian paddler Jose de Jesus Coelho.
HERO/IDOL
Brazilian tennis player Gustavo Kuerten
AMBITIONS
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo
OTHER INFORMATION
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
7KL32016Duisburg, GER54.868
10KL32015Milan, ITA56.355
CLASSIFICATION
KL3