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Edevaldo Silva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
T44, F44

Further personal information

Residence
Cruzmaltina, BRA
Occupation
Education Professional
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 30 in Parana, Brazil.
Why this sport?
"I always practised sports. I had to stop doing what I liked most, playing football, due to my leg problems so I tried athletics. Sport is everything to me."
Club / Team
Instituto Terezinha Gilhermina - Faxinal: Brazil
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA; Cleverson Oliveira da Silva [personal]

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Impairment
He has dysplasia in his right leg and a malformation in the lower part of his left leg. (educacao.pr.gov.br, 10 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 2016-09-09 7