Maria Fernandes

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Maria Fernandes
2013 IPC Athletics World Championships - 26072013 - Maria Fernandes of Portugal during the Women's Long jump - T37-38 1.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s) Tica
Nationality Portuguese
Born (1969-04-27) 27 April 1969 (age 47)
Country  Portugal
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Club Clube Gaia
Coached by Jose Costa Pereira
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals 2000

Maria Fernandes (born 27 April 1969) is a Paralympic athlete from Portugal. She mainly competes in category T38 sprint events.[1]

Fernandes competed in the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia. There she won a bronze medal in the women's 400 metres - T38 event, finished fifth in the women's 100 metres - T38 event and finished seventh in the women's 200 metres - T38 event. She also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China, where she went out in the first round of the women's 100 metres - T38 event and finished eighth in the women's 200 metres - T38 event.

In 2013, Fernandes again represented Portugal when she attended the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France. There she entered the long jump, finishing third to take the bronze medal.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Fernandes, Maria". Retrieved 30 March 2014. 

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