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BARBARINO Caroline
Sport Para swimming, Para Triathlon
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Renato Macedo
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 10.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as part of her rehabilitation and also for fun.
Club / Team
Associacao de Assistencia a Crianca Deficiente [BRA] [swimming] / Corinthians [BRA] [triathlon]:
General Interest
Hobbies
Brazilian martial art capoeira. (lance.com.br, 16 Mar 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo. (torcedores.com, 02 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the Premio Jovem Brasileiro [Young Brazilian Award] in the Sport and Fitness category in Brazil. (breaktudo.com, 29 Sep 2017)

In 2017 she received the Thomaz Rodrigues Alckmin Medal for being an outstanding citizen of Sao Paulo State in Brazil. (saopaulo.sp.gov.br, 28 Apr 2017)

She carried the Paralympic torch in Sao Paulo as the relay made its way through Brazil ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games. (aacd.org.br, 05 Sep 2016)
Other sports
She has competed in Para triathlon at national level in Brazil. (cbtri.org.br, 07 Nov 2015; triathlon.org, Nov 2015)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated after she contracted meningitis at about age two. (torcedores.com, 02 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.