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Jose Alecrim

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Family
Wife Gislaine
Residence
Goiânia, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian, Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Catholic University of Goias: Brazil

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running to school as a boy and entered his first road race in August 2004 at age 17.
Why this sport?
He used to dream of competing in athletics events when he was younger.
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Pan American Championships
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Zezinho (suavidaemlivro.com.br, 09 Sept 2013)
Injuries
He had two operations on his Achilles which stopped him from competing during the 2011 season. (suavidaemlivro.com.br, 09 Sept 2013)
Impairment
He has limited movement in his right arm as a result of a boyhood accident. After breaking his shoulder and his elbow, the injuries were not treated properly when he went to hospital. "The doctor put the plaster on incorrectly which made the situation worse. I had to take a lot of antibiotics which meant my bones became very fragile and broke easily." (suavidaemlivro.com.br, 09 Sept 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T46 Heat 3 7
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 10