Eric Tavares dos Santos
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Nutrition - Pontifical Catholic University of Parana [PUC-PR]: Curitiba, BRA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 during his physical education classes at school.
Club / Team
Praia Clube: Uberlândia, BRA
He trains twice a day.
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo, Brazilian Para-swimmers Daniel Dias and Andre Brasil. (gamatv.com.br, 16 Aug 2016; gshow.globo.com, 09 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (myboxmag.com.br, 17 Aug 2015)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (gamatv.com.br, 16 Aug 2016; crossfitbarigui.com.br, 01 May 2015)
He was born with a congenital malformation in his right leg. The limb was amputated when he was age 11 months. (gshow.globo.com, 09 Aug 2016; insititutoric.org.br, 13 Oct 2015; myboxmag.com.br, 17 Aug 2015)