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MAQUEDA ANDRADE Darianna Stephania
Sport Para swimming
NPC Mexico   
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Querétaro, MEX
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She began swimming as part of her rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Queretaro State: Mexico
Name of coach
Orlando Ibarra [national], MEX
Training Regime
She trains twice a day.
General Interest
Watching Mexican wrestling. (, 20 May 2018)
She had a minor shoulder injury in 2019. (, 16 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you give respect, others will respect you." (, 20 May 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 20 May 2018)
She was born with Turner syndrome. (, 10 Sep 2018;, 20 May 2018)
Other information
She was born with Turner syndrome, which only affects females. She was not diagnosed with the condition until she was age 15, although she had undergone growth hormone treatment when she was younger. "For me, the illness is not an impairment because I continue being a normal girl. I have a normal life and I train. Sure, there are some limitations because of my stature, but those are limits that I can overcome. If I commit to it, I will. Impairment is a limit that you set yourself." (, 20 May 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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