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Fabricio Junior Barros Ferreira

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Itajai, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He began practising sport as part of his rehabilitation to prevent depression.
Club / Team
Nauru: Brazil
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national]

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Brazil
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Fah (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para sprinter Yohansson do Nascimento Ferreira. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is a barrier breaker." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nauru.com.br, 30 May 2020)
Impairment
His impairment was caused by toxoplasmosis. He retains around 20% vision in his right eye, and has no vision in his left eye. (cpb.org.br, 01 Sep 2019; Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2017-07-14 3
Men's 100 m T12 Final 1 2017-07-15 4
Men's 100 m T12 Semifinal 2 2017-07-15 4
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 5 2017-07-19 5
Men's 200 m T12 Semifinal 3 2017-07-20 7
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2017-07-23 9999