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Lucas Prado

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Mari
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing football-5-a-side in 2004. He tried goalball the following year, and switched to athletics in 2006 in Rondonopolis, Brazil.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to athletics by Brazilian Para sprinter Terezinha Guilhermina. "Knowing the final diagnosis [of his impairment] was the worst moment of my life. I started to drink. I didn't want to know anything anymore. But sports saved my life."
Club / Team
Instituto Athlon de Desenvolvimento Esportivo: São José dos Campos, BRA

General interest

Most influential person in career
His grandmother. (mtaquionline.com.br, 08 Apr 2013)
Injuries
He sustained a tendon injury at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (portalr3.com.br, 30 Aug 2019)

He fractured his right arm in 2014. (globoesporte.globo.com, 30 Aug 2014)

He broke his foot in 2012, but managed to recover in time to compete at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (unimedparadesporto.com, 21 Mar 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2008 he was named Best Male Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee [CPB]. (globoesporte.globo.com, 11 Dec 2008)
Impairment
He lost his sight in 2003 after he sustained a detached retina in an accident at work. He lost 90% of the vision in one eye, and later a condition called chorioretinitis affected the other. He lost his vision completely in 2006. (mtaquionline.com.br, 08 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 8 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 4 2
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m T11 Final B 4
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 4 2
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m T11 Final B 1
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 1 2
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T11 Final B 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T11 Final A 1
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 5 1
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m T11 Final A 1
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 2 1
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 2 1
Men's 400 m T11 Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 9999
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 4 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 3 2011-01-22 1
Men's 100 m T11 Final 2011-01-23 1
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-26 1
Men's 400 m T11 Final 2011-01-27 1
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-28 1
Men's 200 m T11 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 3 2012-09-03 1
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 3 2012-09-04 2
Men's 200 m T11 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2012-09-05 9999
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 3 2012-09-06 1
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2012-09-07 2
Men's 400 m T11 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2012-09-07 1
Men's 100 m T11 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T11 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 1
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2013-07-20 3
Men's 200 m T11 Final 1 2013-07-21 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Semifinal 1 2013-07-22 9999
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 4 2013-07-25 3
Men's 100 m T11 Semifinal 1 2013-07-25 1
Men's 100 m T11 Final 1 2013-07-26 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Semifinal 3 2015-10-22 4
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2015-10-22 5
Men's 100 m T11 Final 1 2015-10-23 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-10 2
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 3 2016-09-10 9999
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-13 9999
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 3 2016-09-16 9999