Josoaldo Coelho Da Silva
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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]
His younger brother Daniel Francisco has represented Brazil in Para athletics. (geraldojose.com.br, 2012; cpb.org.br, 2014)
To compete at the 2020 and 2024 Paralympic Games. (jornaldebrasilia.com.br, 17 Apr 2020)
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)