Name: Maria Liana Mutia
Sport: Judo
Weight Class: 57kg
Classification: J1
Height: 5'1"
DOB: 10/16/1998
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Millbrook High School
Team/Club: El Idrissi Judo Academy
Paralympic Experience
  • Paralympic Teams: 2020
World Championship Experience
  • World Championship Teams: 2022 (Bronze), 2018
Other Career Highlights
  • Current IBSA World Ranking: No. 9
  • 2x IBSA Pan American Champion

Although Mutia began her career first as a judo athlete in 2013, she soon added wrestling to her repertoire, competing from her sophomore through senior years at Millbrook High School where she earned All-Academic Team Honors in the Capital Eight Conference for her senior season in 2016 due to her 4.7 GPA and a courseload that included seven Advanced Placement classes throughout her high school career. 

Competition Highlights:


  • Gold - IBSA Pan American Championships (J1 57kg)
  • Bronze - IBSA World Championships (J1 57kg) 
  • 2021:

  • Bronze - IBSA Grand Prix Warwick (63kg)
  • Fifth - IBSA Grand Prix Baku (63kg)
  • 2020:

  • Gold - IBSA Pan American Championships (63kg)
  • 2019:

  • Bronze - Visually Impaired German Open (57kg)
  • Seventh - IBSA Paralympic Qualifier (57kg)
  • 2017:

  • Silver - Visually Impaired German Open (57kg)
  • 2016:

  • Bronze - Visually Impaired German Open (52kg)
  • Fifth - IBSA Grand Prix Birmingham (52kg)