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PEREIRA BARRETO Maiara Regina
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age31
Place of BirthJacareí, BRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3
Further Personal Information
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Pharmaceutical Professional
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Pharmacy - Sao Paulo University: Brazil
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five, and took up Para swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
"Swimming helped me get back into a routine, to do things independently. It helped a lot."
Club / Team
Instituto Mara Gabrilli: São Paulo, BRA
Name of coach
Leonardo Tomasello [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Handcycling, Para triathlon. (guigolopes.com, 21 Jul 2015)
Impairment
She has quadriplegia as the result of a motorcycle accident in 2009. (globoesporte.globo.com, 16 Aug 2016; thaylablog.wordpress.com, 11 Apr 2016)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has worked as a model for photo shoots and fashion shows. (jogandojuntos.com.br, 10 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 100m Freestyle S3 2:11.54 
7 2016 50m Backstroke S3 1:01.65