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PRIEDE Ingrida
Sport Para athletics
NPC Latvia   
Place of BirthJelgava, URS
Height1.61 m
Weight 83 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Jelgava, LAT
Latvian, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 1993 in Jelgava, Latvia.
Why this sport?
"Sport improves my health and does not let my condition progress."
Club / Team
ISRK Ceriba: Jelgava, LAT
Name of coach
Maija Ukstina [club], LAT
General Interest
Spending time at the beach, fishing. (, 31 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a world record in discus at the 2002 World Championships in Lille, France. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Maija Ukstina. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
She was born with cerebral palsy. The condition causes muscle weakness on the left side of her body. (, 31 May 2016; Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2004 Shot Put F37-38 9.40 
7 2004 Discus Throw F35-36/38 27.42 
17 2008 Shot Put F37-38 9.21
6 2008 Discus Throw F37/38 27.64
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 Shot Put F37-38 7.93
1 2002 Discus Throw F37/38 27.03
3 2006 Shot Put F38 9.44
7 2006 Discus Throw F35-36/38 27.80
  2015 Discus Throw F38  NoM
7 2017 Discus Throw F38 27.39
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Discus Throw F38 27.63
3 2018 Discus Throw F38 25.52