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Hugo Correia

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
RR2

Further personal information

Residence
Loures, POR
Occupation
Unemployed
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Why this sport?
"My parents wanted me to be involved in sport, so I wanted to experience the tricycle."
Club / Team
Associacao Paralisia Cerebral de Lisboa: Portugal
Name of coach
Rui Madaleno, POR

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Portugal
Location
Denmark

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association Games in Nottingham, England. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Rui Madaleno. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work to be better." (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
His cerebral palsy was caused by meningitis. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)