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Alexandre Da Silva Barbosa

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Porto Alegre, BRA
Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 12 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Coach Fernanda Michalsen encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Esporte+: Porto Alegre, BRA
Name of coach
Fernanda Michaelsen [club]

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the Joao Saldanha Medal, which recognises those who have represented the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. (estado.rs.gov.br, 23 May 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (gauchazh.clicrbs.com.br, 16 Jun 2017)