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Marcelo Collet

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Family
Wife and two children
Residence
Salvador, BRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Cinematography - Science and Technology College: Salvador, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started the sport in 2001 after being hit by a car while cycling.
Why this sport?
He was advised to take up swimming by his doctor.
Club / Team
Associação Baiana de Atletas Deficientes [ABAD]: Salvador, BRA
Name of coach
Murilo Moreira Barreto
Coach from what year?
1998
Training Regime
From Monday to Saturday he does morning and afternoon in the pool and in the sea. He also does workouts and physical exercises out of the water.
Handedness
Right

General interest

Hobbies
Sailing (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian sailors Torben Grael and Robert Scheidt. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
Ambitions
To sail around the world. (cpb.org.br, 01 Apr 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 2 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 9999
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 9
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heats 13
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heats 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 20
Men's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 8
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heats 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 8
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 5
Men's 5,000 m Open Water S10 Final Round 7