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Davi Wilker Souza

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA
Training Regime
He trains at the Paralympic Training Centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

General interest

Most influential person in career
Winning a bronze medal in the T13 400m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Facebook profile, 26 Aug 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Jul 2020)
Famous relatives
His cousin Gabriela Mendonca Ferreira is also an international-level Para athlete. She won a bronze medal in the T12 long jump at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (oestadoonline.com.br, 09 Jan 2020; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Jul 2020; nauru.com, 2020)
Impairment
His visual impairment is the result of the effects of a parasitic infection named toxoplasmosis. (globoesporte.globo.com, 27 Nov 2014)