Leandro de Barros Chinaglia
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S6, SB6, SM6
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age one, and started entering competitions at age 10.
Why this sport?
Doctors thought the sport would be beneficial for him.
Club / Team
Instituto Daniel Dias [IDD]: Amparo, BRA
Name of coach
Paula Waldomiro dos Santos [club]
He trains at the Maria Astrid Swimming Pool in Braganca, Brazil.
Sporting philosophy / motto
"People need to have focus and inspiration and always keep trying. Never give up." (guiadebraganca.com, 28 Jan 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was named Para Athlete of the Year in Amparo, Brazil. (amparo.sp.gov.br, 15 Dec 2017)
He is a person of short stature. (guiadebraganca.com, 28 Jan 2017)