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Emanoel Victor Souza de Oliveira

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Family
Wife Flavia Pacheco, daughter Valentina [2021]
Residence
São Gonçalo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He became aware of Paralympic sport after going on a school trip to watch the 2007 Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro. He was then encouraged to join the ANDEF club in Niteroi. He started playing football seven-a-side, and stayed in the sport until 2015 when he decided to take up athletics.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the drums. (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Brazil in Para football seven-a-side. (ippbrasil.org.br, 12 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ippbrasil.org.br, 12 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which predominantly affects the movement and coordination on his right side. (cpb.org.br, 01 Nov 2019)