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Gabriel Neris Gregorio

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T63

Further personal information

Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age nine in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He wanted to play football, but his coach Otavio de Paulo Marques convinced him to take up athletics.
Club / Team
Club of the Friends of the Impaired [CAD]: Rio Prêto, BRA
Name of coach
Fabio Dias de Oliveira Silva [national]

General interest

Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (globo.com, 18 May 2015)
Awards and honours
He carried the Olympic torch in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (diariodaregiao.com.br, 25 Nov 2016; noticiasaominuto.com.br, 13 May 2016)
Impairment
He is missing the lower part of his right leg. (globo.com, 18 May 2015)