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SUGIMORI Fabiana
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age38
Place of BirthCampinas, BRA
Height1.57 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SM11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Brazil
Occupation
Athlete, Insurance Officer
Languages
Portuguese, English
Higher education
Public Relations - Pontifícia Universidade Católica [PUC]: Campinas, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three at Catarina Academy.
Why this sport?
Her mother enrolled her in a swimming school.
Club / Team
Tenis Clube Campinas: Campinas, BRA
Name of coach
Marcelo Sugimori [brother]; Leonardo Tomasello Araujo [national]
Training Regime
She trains every day for two hours in the pool and one hour in the gym.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2004, she was awarded the Medal of Honour for Sports Merit of Brazil by president Lula da Silva. (esportes.terra.com.br, 14 Oct 2004)
Impairment
She was born premature, and her vision was damaged by the oxygen in the incubator she was treated in. (youtube.com, 20 Apr 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 1996 100m Freestyle B1 1:23.35 
6 1996 200m Breaststroke B2 3:41.66 
7 1996 200m Medley B1 3:24.11 
6 1996 50m Freestyle B1 36.13 
1 2000 50m Freestyle S11 33.51 
5 2000 100m Freestyle S11 1:17.55 
1 2004 50m Freestyle S11 32.35
4 2004 100m Freestyle S11 1:14.43
5 2004 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:42.96
4 2004 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:14.10
3 2008 50m Freestyle S11 32.45
6 2008 100m Freestyle S11 1:13.40
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2003 50m Freestyle S11 33.69
1 2003 100m Freestyle S11 1:16.06
1 2003 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:43.79
1 2003 100m Butterfly S11 1:37.36
1 2003 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:27.89
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2002 50m Freestyle S11 33.16
1 2002 100m Freestyle S11 1:15.36
4 2002 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:42.24
3 2002 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:16.81
1 2006 50m Freestyle S11 32.91
3 2006 100m Freestyle S11 1:18.19
4 2006 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:46.90
4 2006 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:23.71