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Jose Chamoleia

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Nicolau Ernesto Palanca

Further personal information

Residence
Huambo, ANG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2012 at school in Huambo province, Angola.
Why this sport?
He was invited to join an athletics team by coach Jose Guilherme. He initially rejected the offer, but eventually began training after hearing of the involvement of his idol Jose Sayovo.
Club / Team
Huambo Province: Angola
Name of coach
Jose Manuel [national], ANG

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Angola
Location
Luanda, ANG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two medals at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Angolan Para sprinter Jose Sayovo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always run to win." (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
At age six he was diagnosed with a cataract in one eye. His condition began to deteriorate at age 12. (novagazeta.co.ao, 01 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Semifinal 3 2015-10-22 9
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2015-10-22 11
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 3 2015-10-25 6
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 1 2015-10-28 8
Men's 200 m T11 Semifinal 1 2015-10-29 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-10 9999
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 4 2016-09-13 2
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-14 4
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-16 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2017-07-15 10
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 1 2017-07-16 8
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2017-07-20 8