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Debora Campos

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Husband Alexandre Romao, daughter Drielly, son Weslley
Residence
Praia Grande, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Since she could not go out while rehabilitating from her accident, her father gave her a pellet gun. She enjoyed firing it, and used the gun to destroy all the plants in their garden. She became serious about the sport in 2009.
Club / Team
SAC: São Paulo, BRA
Name of coach
James Walter Lowry Neto [national]
Handedness
Left

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Brazil

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her husband Alexandre Romao. (globo.com, 16 Jul 2016)
Injuries
An injury to both shoulders affected her preparation for the 2016 Paralympic Games. She had to change her position in order to shoot more comfortably and continued to struggle with the problem after the Games. She underwent surgery in July 2018 and returned to competition in April 2019. (olimpiadatododia.com.br, 05 Apr 2019; cpb.org.br, 30 Nov 2018; lance.com.br, 22 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I can." (lance.com.br, 22 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2011 Brazilian Shooting Para Sport Athlete of the Year. (paralympic.org, 17 Aug 2016)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated at age 12 after she was hit by car. (institutomaragabrilli.org.br, 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 9
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 23
Team P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 5
Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 40
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 13
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-11 26