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Meet Desirée

Desirée started her athletic journey as an acrobatic gymnast, displaying her skill and talent on the world stage. However, her path would soon lead her towards a different discipline. At the age of 19, she made a successful transition to para-athletics, where she rapidly ascended to become one of the best para-athletes globally.

Vila’s accomplishments extend beyond the track. She is the author of a book titled «Lo único incurable son las ganas de vivir» - «The only incurable thing is the desire to live». Through her words, she shares her journey, providing readers with an intimate look at her life, her transition between sports and the determination that has propelled her to the top of para athletics.

In every facet of her life, Desirée Vila embodies resilience and a strong spirit. She continues to inspire many with her indomitable will to live life to the fullest, regardless of the challenges she faces.

Nelia Barbosa


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