Lua Mancera Barbosa
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
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)
He was born with cerebral palsy that restricts his mobility in his right arm and leg. (torcedores.com, 23 May 2018)