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Hugo Cavaco

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Lisbon, POR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Computer Science - Superior Institute of Advanced Technologies [ISTEC]: Lisbon, POR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Why this sport?
He was invited to take part in a competition and he enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Sporting Clube de Portugal: Portugal
Name of coach
David Verissimo [club], POR; Jose Silva [national], POR

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Portugal
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Stadskanaal, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family, coaches and teammates. (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 01 Sep 2012)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese Paralympic sprinter Gabriel Potra. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With effort and ambition, results will come." (comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt, 01 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 2 2012-08-31 5
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2012-09-05 2
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-06 6
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 14
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-22 6
Men's 400 m T13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 2 2015-10-27 8
Men's 400 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-28 8