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Marcelo Marton

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting at age seven in Londrina, Brazil, and took up shooting Para sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
His father introduced him to shooting at a young age. "I always liked guns and shooting. I think I have a certain gift and talent for it."
Club / Team
Santa Monica Clube de Campo [SMCC]: Curitiba, BRA

General interest

Impairment
He was accidentally shot at age 18, which resulted in paraplegia. "A group of people were at school struggling with a weapon. I got closer because I have some knowledge with arms and knew that what they were doing would not be good, but then one shot and hit me." (cpb.org.br, 01 Dec 2018; deficientesaudavel.com.br, 16 Jun 2017)