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Adriano de Lima

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Gabriela
Residence
Natal, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Potiguar University: Natal, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 1993 at the Tutubarao Swimming School in Natal, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Swimming was part of his rehabilitation following his accident.
Name of coach
Leonardo Tomasello Araujo [national]; Andre China [personal], BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Batman (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Impairment
At age 17 he fell while working in construction and broke his back. (brazilmax.com, 01 Apr 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 5
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 1 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heats 11
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heats 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 1
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 2
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 9999
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heats 3
Men's 4x50 m Medley S1-6 Final Round 6
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle S1-6 Final Round 6
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle S1-6 Heats 8
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heats 13
Men's 200 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S6 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heats 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heats 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heats 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-01 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-01 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2012-09-03 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2012-09-04 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 2012-09-05 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2012-09-05 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-08 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2012-09-08 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-08 8
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-14 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2013-08-14 8
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2013-08-14 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2013-08-15 12
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2013-08-16 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2013-08-16 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2013-08-18 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-18 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2016-09-10 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 2016-09-11 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2016-09-11 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2016-09-17 6