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Matheus Silva

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Pindamonhangaba, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
The sport was recommended to him by doctors for his physical therapy.
Club / Team
Ferroviaria/Pinda: Brazil
Name of coach
Leonardo Tomasello Araujo [national], BRA

General interest

Impairment
He was born without his left forearm. (noticias.cancaonova.com, 08 Jan 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2013-08-13 12
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 2013-08-14 9
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 5