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BATISTA Jani
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age32
Height1.67 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Alvorada do Norte, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Physical Therapist
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Faculdade Estacio de Sa de Goias: Goi‚nia, BRA
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She discovered sitting volleyball after a clerk at a prosthetics store told her about the sport.
Club / Team
Association of Physically Impaired of Aparecida de Goiania [ADAP]: Brazil
Name of coach
Jose Agtonio Guedes Dantas [national], BRA
General Interest
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (opopular.com.br, 19 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was hit by a truck while she was riding a motorcycle, fracturing her leg and breaking her foot. Her leg was initially amputated below the knee, but following an infection the remainder of the leg had to be removed. (contatogo.blogspot.com, 29 Feb 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 Team  
3 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 Team