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Carlos Garletti

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-L, SH1

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Ponta Grossa, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Medical Professional
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Medicine - Catholic University of Parana: Brazil

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
He got involved in shooting Para sport after his accident. "It was a kind of therapy for me. When you are in the middle of a long recovery period, you have lots of free time. I discovered that shooting sport fit very well into my life. I thought I would spend a lot of time practising it and it would help me both psychologically and physically. And I ended up liking it."
Name of coach
James Walter Lowry Neto [national]

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Parana Esporte, 23 Sep 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he received the Premio Orgulho Paranaense [Paranaense Pride Award] in Brazil. (aen.pr.gov.br, 21 Nov 2018)

He took part in the Olympic torch relay as it made its way through Ponta Grossa, Brazil, ahead of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (arede.info, 15 Jul 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (cpb.org.br, 05 Dec 2021)
Impairment
In 2002 he had an accident while landing his paraglider. He sustained a lumbar injury that affected his lower limbs. (cpb.org.br, 05 Dec 2021; esportesdeaaz.com.br, 26 Jul 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is a qualified doctor, and runs an eye clinic in Ponta Grossa, Brazil. "The advantage of shooting is that I can train at night, but I would not say that it is easy to combine with my job. I know that I train less than a lot of my competitors, but I have to dedicate myself and work with what I have. I need to work and the sport is just a hobby, which I like a lot." (perfil.vitta.me, 22 Jun 2017; esportesdeaaz.com.br, 26 Jul 2016; periodico.jor.br, 15 Jul 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 17
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 34
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 32
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 67
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 32
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 40
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 11
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-31 26
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-01 27
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-04 19
R7 - Men's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2012-09-05 15
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 41
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 72
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 29
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 24
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 29
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 35
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 35