Andre Candido de Lacerda

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7

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
Effect Sport:

General interest

Other sports
He also competes in open water swimming. (curriculonatacaoandrelacerda.sites.google.com, 23 Apr 2013)
Impairment
He was born with dysplasia of the hip and a shortened left arm. (curriculonatacaoandrelacerda.sites.google.com, 23 Apr 2013)