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Diogo Ualisson Jeronimo Da Slva

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2007.
Why this sport?
He was invited by a friend to attend a training session.
Club / Team
Instituto Superar: Brazil
Name of coach
Diogo Cardoso [club], from 2009; Amaury Verissimo [national], BRA
Training Regime
He trains for six hours every day.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
South American Games
Location
Santiago, CHI

General interest

Nicknames
Dioguinho (superar.com, 2013)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His mother had rubella during pregnancy, which affected his eyesight. (NOC Media Guide, 15 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2015-10-22 11
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2015-10-30 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2016-09-12 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2016-09-13 1
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-14 9999
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-16 3