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LIMA Suellen
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Age29
Height1.75 m
Weight 59 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Ney
Residence
Suzano, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Suzano United Faculty: Brazil
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up sitting volleyball in 2006.
Why this sport?
She played standing volleyball and was invited to trial for a sitting volleyball team during a tournament.
Club / Team
SESI-SP: São Paulo, BRA
Name of coach
Ronaldo Oliveira [club]; Jose Antonio Dantas [national]
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Best Sitting Volleyball Player of the Year by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee [CPB]. (cpb.org.br, 09 Dec 2015)
Impairment
She was born with a congenital malformation in her left hand. (Facebook page, 18 Feb 2016)
Other information
LEADER
She captained the Brazilian sitting volleyball team at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br, 17 Sep 2016)

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