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PEREZ ISER Maria Luz
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cuba   
GenderWomen
Age36
Place of BirthHolguín, CUB
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T42
Further Personal Information
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in para-athletics in April 2015.
Why this sport?
In November 2014 she met German para-sprinter Heinrich Popow and tried out his prosthetic leg. A few months later she received her own prosthetic leg and began training in para-athletics.
General Interest
Nicknames
Malu (tagesspiegel.de, 21 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
German para-sprinter Heinrich Popow. (tagesspiegel.de, 21 Sep 2016)
Impairment
In about 2009 she was involved in a motorcycle accident which resulted in her left leg being amputated. (tagesspiegel.de, 21 Sep 2016; oncubamagazine.com, 23 Nov 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Long Jump T42 3.92 
  2016 100m T42 DNS