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SEQUEIRA Artimiza
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cape Verde   
GenderWomen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F42
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Vanessa
Residence
Lisbon, POR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2003.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged by the Secretary-General of the Cape Verde Federation of Persons with Disabilities.
General Interest
Impairment
She developed polio at age two. (expressodasilhas.sapo.cv, 29 Mar 2010)
Other information
GOING SOLO
She was Cape Verde's only representative at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Beijing 2008 Entries, 21 Apr 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
15 2004 Shot Put F42-46 5.19 
13 2004 Discus Throw F42-46 16.56 
9 2008 Shot Put F42-46 5.61
8 2008 Discus Throw F42-46 17.83