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Francisco Avelino

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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Natal, BRA
Occupation
Government Official
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 22.
Club / Team
SADEF: Brazil

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
World Games
Location
England

General interest

Hero / Idol
Spanish para-swimmer Sebastian Rodriguez. (ahebrasil.com.br, 11 Nov 2011)
Impairment
He had poliomyelitis when he was a baby. His lower limbs and right arm were affected most. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 3 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 2 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final Round 8
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 1
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 2 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final Round 3
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 2 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 7
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heats 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heats 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heats 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2012-08-30 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 2012-09-04 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 2012-09-06 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2012-09-08 6