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Josoaldo Coelho Da Silva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Laecio Lima

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in Para athletics in 2008.
Club / Team
Associacao Petrolinense de Atletismo [APA]: Brazil
Name of coach
Marciano Barros [club]

General interest

Famous relatives
His younger brother Daniel Francisco has represented Brazil in Para athletics. (geraldojose.com.br, 2012; cpb.org.br, 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 and 2024 Paralympic Games. (jornaldebrasilia.com.br, 17 Apr 2020)
Impairment
He suffered from uveitis at age nine, which caused his retina to discolour and he ultimately lost the vision in his left eye. In 2007 he lost the sight in his right eye. (pcdunivasf.blogspot.com, 19 Jun 2015)