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Alex Mendonca

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
He was a volunteer guide for a visually impaired runner for seven years before taking up the sport himself. After having tests and realising he was losing his vision, he started competing in 2000.
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T12 Final Round 6
Men's 10000 m T12 Final Round 8
Men's Marathon T12 Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10000 m T12 Final Round 7
Men's Marathon T12 Final Round 17