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CHAMOLEIA Jose
Sport Para athletics
NPC Angola   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthHuambo, ANG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Nicolau Palanca
Further Personal Information
Residence
Huambo, ANG
Occupation
Student
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2012 at school.
Why this sport?
He was invited to join an athletics team by coach Jose Guilherme. He initially rejected the offer, but eventually began training after hearing of the involvement of his idol Jose Sayovo.
Club / Team
Huambo: Angola
Name of coach
Jose Manuel [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Angola
Location
Luanda, ANG
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Angolan Para sprinter Jose Sayovo. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
At age six he was diagnosed with a cataract in one eye. His condition began to deteriorate at age 12. (novagazeta.co.ao, 01 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T11  DSQ
Semifinal 2016 200m T11 23.46
Round 1 2016 400m T11 53.00
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2015 100m T11 11.60
6 2015 400m T11 53.69
Semifinal 2015 200m T11 24.03
8 2017 100m T11 11.97
8 2017 400m T11 53.45
8 2017 200m T11 23.96