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Antonio Souza

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Family
Sons Hudson and Antonio Hugo, daughters Zaira and Alexa
Residence
Brasília, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began at age 28.
Club / Team
MOHCIPED: Brasília, BRA

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW

General interest

Hobbies
Watching the TV show Mundo Animal [Animal World]. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, and fourth place in T38 class at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train to win." (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2005 the Brazilian Olympic Committee gave him the Best Athlete of the Year award. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 2 4
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 3 3
Men's 200 m T46 Final Round 8
Men's 400 m T46 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m T46 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T46 Heat 1 2
Men's 400 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m T46 Final Round 9999
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 1 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 4 1
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T46 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 4 1
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T46 Final Round 3
Men's 400 m T46 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m T46 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 1 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 400 m T46 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T46 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 2 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 2 2011-01-23 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T46 Heat 2 2012-08-31 9999
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 2012-09-05 9999
Men's 100 m T46 Heat 3 2012-09-06 4