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Kesley Teodoro

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Porto Velho, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He accompanied his sister to a Para athletics competition, where he was encouraged to sign up for an event.
Club / Team
Associacao Paraolimpica de Campinas [APC]: Brazil

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the drums, listening to music. (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given the National and International Outstanding Award by the state government of Rondonia in Brazil. (conedel.ro.gov.br, 31 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
His sister Ketyla Teodoro has competed in Para athletics at international level, She won bronze in the T12 400m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, and represented Brazil at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (paralympic.org, 15 Nov 2019; rolnews.com.br, 05 Oct 2019; globoesporte.globo.com, 11 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (rolnews.com.br, 27 Apr 2019)
Impairment
He was born with Stargardt disease, a condition that causes progressive loss of vision. He began experiencing problems with his sight at age seven. (rondoniadinamica.com, 20 Aug 2020; cpb.org.br, 01 Sep 2019; globoesporte.globo.com, 07 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2016-09-08 4
Men's 100 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-09 4
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2016-09-13 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-16 5
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2017-07-16 4
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 2 2017-07-17 15
Men's 400 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-21 9999