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Alexandrino Silva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Languages
French, Portuguese, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
His first competition was the Santo Tirso half marathon in Portugal.
Club / Team
AMVISEU: Portugal
Name of coach
Eduarda Coelho [personal], POR

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Hero / Idol
Swiss wheelchair racer Heinz Frei, Portuguese wheelchair racer Joao Correia. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Impairment
In 1992 he had his left leg amputated above the knee. (Facebook profile, 12 Apr 2015; ammagazine.pt, Apr 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 35