Andre Candido de Lacerda
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He discovered para-swimming in 1998 and participated in his first regional competition the following year at age 18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He wanted to decrease the limitations of his impairment.
Club / Team
He also competes in open water swimming. (curriculonatacaoandrelacerda.sites.google.com, 23 Apr 2013)
He was born with dysplasia of the hip and a shortened left arm. (curriculonatacaoandrelacerda.sites.google.com, 23 Apr 2013)