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Cesar Lopes Cardoso

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T46

Further personal information

Languages
English, French, Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 in Guinea-Bissau.
Why this sport?
"I was playing tennis, then I changed to athletics as there are many athletes in my country."

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Guinea-Bissau
Location
Angola

General interest

Hobbies
Playing tennis. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and his family. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
He was Guinea-Bissau's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first male athlete from Guinea-Bissau to take part in the Paralympic Games when he competed in the T46 400m at the 2012 Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 Aug 2016; paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T46 Heat 1 2012-09-04 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T47 Heat 1 2016-09-10 9999