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FERNANDES Maria da Graša
Sport Para athletics
NPC Portugal   
GenderWomen
Age49
Place of BirthCedofeita, POR
Height1.55 m
Weight 47 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38, F38
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vila Nova de Gaia, POR
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 18.
Club / Team
CDC Vila Nova de Gaia: Portugal
Name of coach
Jose Silva [national]; Antonio Pereira [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
1992
Competing for
Portugal
Location
Madrid, ESP
General Interest
Nicknames
Tica (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jose Costa Pereira. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 100m T38 14.88
7 2000 200m T38 30.81
3 2000 400m T38 1:06.92
9 2008 100m T38 15.26
8 2008 200m T38 31.38
Round 1 2016 100m T38 14.65
11 2016 Long Jump T38 4.04
6 2016 400m T38 1:08.62
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2002 400m T38 1:08.74
5 2006 100m T38 15.21
4 2006 200m T38 30.95
10 2011 200m T38 32.19
8 2011 Long Jump F38 3.64
Semifinal 2013 200m T38 31.34
3 2013 Long Jump T37/38 4.27
5 2015 400m T38 1:12.00
7 2015 Long Jump T38 4.17
8 2017 200m T38 30.92
6 2017 Long Jump T38 4.28
4 2017 400m T38 1:13.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Long Jump T38 3.96
4 2014 400m T38 1:12.75
8 2016 200m T38 30.69
  2016 400m T38  DSQ
5 2016 Long Jump T38 4.28
3 2018 400m T38 1:10.37
6 2018 Long Jump T38 4.14
7 2018 200m T38 31.34