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Edson Pinheiro

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Family
Two sons
Residence
Pôrto Velho, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Computer Science - Federal University of Rondonia: Pôrto Velho, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Rondonia, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He first became aware of Para athletics at the club where he played table tennis. "I can't imagine what I would be if it were not for athletics."
Club / Team
Instituto Athlon de Desenvolvimento Esportivo: São José dos Campos, BRA
Name of coach
Katsuhico Nakaya [personal]

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (rededoesporte.gov.br, 13 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para table tennis player Joao Fernando. (cpb.org.br, 19 Nov 2008)
Awards and honours
In 2008 he was named Best T38 Pan American Athlete by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC]. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2010)
Impairment
He has limited movement in his right arm as the result of his brain not receiving enough oxygen at birth. (cpb.org.br, 08 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 4
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 2 9999
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 3 4
Men's 100 m T38 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T38 Final Round 9999
Men's 200 m T38 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m T38 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2011-01-23 2
Men's 100 m T38 Final 2011-01-24 3
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 2 2011-01-25 2
Men's 200 m T38 Final 2011-01-26 5
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 2 2011-01-28 2
Men's 400 m T38 Final 2011-01-29 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Final Round 2012-09-01 5
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 1 2012-09-02 9999
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2012-09-07 2
Men's 200 m T38 Final Round 2012-09-08 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 4
Men's 100 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-22 3
Men's 200 m T38 Semifinal 2 2013-07-23 4
Men's 200 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-24 4
Men's 400 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-26 9999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-22 4
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2015-10-22 6
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2015-10-30 3
Men's 100 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-31 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2016-09-12 2
Men's 100 m T38 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
Men's Long Jump T38 Final Round 2016-09-15 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 2 2017-07-17 2
Men's 200 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-18 5
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2017-07-21 2
Men's 100 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-21 3