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Liana Mutia

Paralympic Teams: 2020

IBSA World Championship Teams: 2023, 2022 (Bronze), 2018

    Athlete Bio

    Heidi Moore




    Raleigh, NC


    Millbrook High School

    classification: J1

    Weight Category: 57 kg

    Club: El Idrissi Judo Academy

    • Current IBSA World Ranking: No. 5
    • 2022 IBSA World Championships Bronze Medal
    • 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. 

    Mutia competed at her first Paralympic Games in Tokyo and established herself as a medal contender for the Paris Games after a bronze medal finish at the 2022 IBSA Worlds.

    Competition History


    • Bronze - IBSA Portugal Grand Prix


    • Gold - IBSA Pan American Championships
    • Bronze - IBSA World Championships


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


    • Gold - IBSA Pan American Championships (63kg)


    • Bronze - Visually Impaired German Open
    • Seventh - IBSA Paralympic Qualifier


    • Silver - Visually Impaired German Open (57kg)


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

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