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CARNEIRO Beatriz
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age21
Place of BirthMaringá, BRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Maringá, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Gastronomy - Maringa University Centre [CESUMAR]: Brazil
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began practising the sport with coaches in 2010 in Maringa, Brazil.
Why this sport?
She first tried swimming in her family's pool. The sport then became part of her academic development, before she was spotted by coach who encouraged her to start competing.
Club / Team
Uniao Metropolitana Paradesportiva de Maringa [UMPM] [BRA] / Associacao de Pais e Atletas da Natacao [APAN] [BRA]:
Name of coach
Andre Yamazaki Pereira [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Brazil
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Nicknames
Bia (unimed.coop.br, 07 Jul 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (globo.com, 19 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With talent we win games, with teamwork and intelligence we win championships." (Facebook profile, 11 Dec 2018)
Famous relatives
Her twin sister Debora has competed in Para swimming at an elite level. (brasil2016.gov.br, 25 Apr 2016)
Other information
TWIN SISTER
Her twin sister Debora is also a Para swimmer, and the pair often compete in the same events. "We are sisters and we like each other, but in the pool we want to beat each other. It is a healthy rivalry because we train together and help motivate each other." (brasil2016.gov.br, 25 Apr 2016; globoespote.globo.com, 23 Apr 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
10 2016 200m Freestyle S14 2:27.11 
5 2016 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.66
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2017 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.99
7 2017 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:49.85
6 2017 200m Freestyle S14 2:28.64
Heats 2017 100m Butterfly S14 1:26.65