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Lua Mancera Barbosa

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 25.
Why this sport?
He also tried judo, football and handball, but found athletics was the easiest to adapt to.
Club / Team
Associacao Paraolimpica de Campinas: Brazil
Name of coach
Celso [personal]

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (torcedores.com, 23 May 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
“There is nothing better than the feeling of a duty accomplished!” (Facebook profile, 07 Jul 2019)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy that restricts his mobility in his right arm and leg. (torcedores.com, 23 May 2018)