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RODRIGUES Esthefany
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age20
Place of BirthSão Paulo, BRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She learned to swim at age three. She began competing in 2011.
Why this sport?
Her doctors advised her to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Associacao Paradesportivos de Indaiatuba [APIN]: Brazil
Name of coach
Felipe Santos Silva [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Brazil
General Interest
Nicknames
Teks (caixa.gov.br, 19 Jul 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Clodoaldo Silva. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (torcedores.com, 13 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was born with epiphyseal dysplasia, a condition that affects bone growth. She also has scoliosis. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015; ebc.com.br, 16 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:29.80
7 2015 200m Freestyle S5 3:29.36
7 2015 50m Freestyle S5 44.97
7 2015 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:15.09
7 2015 100m Freestyle S5 1:40.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:32.19
6 2016 100m Freestyle S5 1:38.75
7 2016 50m Freestyle S5 44.60