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Fabiano Aparecido Toledo

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Family
Wife Patricia Toledo, daughters Elisa and Livia
Residence
Novo Horizonte, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Administration Studies - Santa Rita College: Novo Horizonte, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Novo Horizonte, Brazil.
Why this sport?
"After my accident I became a paraplegic. In 2007 I was introduced to Para swimming and, as I had always been a fan of the sport, I started to practise."
Club / Team
Associacao Paradesportiva de Novo Horizonte [APNH]: Brazil

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Brazil
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking his first Brazilian record. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family, and his coaches. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmers Cesar Cielo Filho and Gustavo Borges, Brazilian Para swimmers Andre Brasil and Daniel Dias, Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015; hammerhead.com.br, 20 Dec 2011)
Impairment
He injured his spinal cord in a motorbike accident in 1999 in Novo Horizonte, Brazil. (usinasantaisabel.com.br, 11 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 1 2013-08-17 9999
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final 1 2013-08-18 6
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 1 2015-07-14 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final 1 2015-07-14 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2015-07-19 18