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Adriano Ferreira de Souza

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
RR3

Further personal information

Family
Son Joao Vitor
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Visual Arts - University of Contestado: Canoinhas, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2015.
Why this sport?
"I was introduced to a Paralympic project in 2015. Then life started to smile again. I started to practise RaceRunning and immediately identified with the sport."

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"To overcome is to believe in your will and your power." (Facebook page, 18 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (cultura930.com.br, 07 Apr 2020)
Impairment
In 2008 he was diagnosed with a brain malformation. A year later it got worse and he underwent brain surgery, which resulted in paralysis down his right side as well as impairments to his speech and his left eye. (cpb.org.br, 01 Sep 2019; Facebook page, 12 Jun 2017)