Name: Catarina Guimaraes
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump
Classification: T38
Height: 5-0
Weight: 115
DOB: 2/19/2004
Birthplace: Livingston, N.J.
Hometown: Cranford, N.J.
High School: Cranford High School (Cranford, N.J.) ‘22
Team/Club: New Jersey Navigators
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Arizona Grand Prix, gold (200m, long jump), bronze (100m, 400m)
  • 2018 IWAS Junior Championships, silver (400m, long jump)
Personal: Daughter of Maria and John Guimaraes…Has a brother, Juliano…Born nine weeks premature and diagnosed with cerebral palsy…Writes short stories and is the author of a book series, “Death Garden”…Enjoys writing short stories about Greek mythology…Is a second-degree black belt and teaches taekwondo…Hobbies include track and field, soccer, swimming, rock climbing, taekwondo, reading, writing, violin and singing…Speaks fluent Portuguese…Her favorite professional athletes are Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Sophie Hahn.