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Eduardo Daniel Dutra

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Son Benjamin
Residence
Montevideo, URU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 16.
Why this sport?
He used to play wheelchair basketball but fell in love with wheelchair racing after his first event.
Club / Team
Montevideo Runners: Uruguay
Name of coach
Patricio Melo [personal], URU, from 2010

General interest

Hobbies
Watching movies. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Patricio Melo. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer David Weir. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with a malformed leg, which was amputated soon after he was born. His other leg was amputated at age seven. (recorreruruguay.blogspot.co.uk, 31 Jul 2011)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Together with coach Patricio Melo, he has provided athletics training sessions for young people with an impairment at the Escuela Roosevelt in Montevideo, Uruguay, through a scheme organised by the Uruguayan Athletics Confederation [CAU]. (recorreruruguay.blogspot.co.uk, 15 Jan 2014; Facebook page, 20 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-11 7
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-16 5