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Carlos Ferreira

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11
Guide
Ricardo Mestre

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Diana
Residence
Lisbon, POR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1995.
Club / Team
Associacao Jorge Pina: Lisbon, POR
Name of coach
Sergio Silva [personal]

International debut

Year
1995
Competing for
Portugal, Portugal (City)
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Valencia

General interest

Nicknames
Minister (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 2013)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan long distance runner Paul Tergat. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 2013)
Injuries
An injury prevented him from competing at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 28 Nov 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always aim to win." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump F20 Final Round 3
Men's Long Jump F20 Final Round 13
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T12 Final Round 20
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T11 Final Round 2
Men's 10000 m T11 Final Round 4
Men's 5000 m T11 Final Round 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T11 Final Round 3
Men's 10000 m T11 Final Round 9999
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-26 6
Men's Marathon T11 Final 2011-01-30 7