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Mauro Brasil

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Physiotherapist
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Gama Filho University: Rio de Janeiro, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started swimming age 3 months at an aquababy gym.
Why this sport?
He started swimming on medical recommendation.
Club / Team
Clube de Regatas Vasco da Gama: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Name of coach
Livia Prates

International debut

Year
1997

General interest

Nicknames
Maurinho. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Hobbies
Football & videogames. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games and breaking the world record in the 50m free in 1998. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmer, Gustavo Borges. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
He received a sports medal of merit from the state of Rio de Janeiro in 2000 & sports medal of merit from the Brazilian Federal Government in 2000. (Athlete 26 Aug 2010)
Ambitions
To always work hard and have fair play in working towards his goals. (Athlete 26 Aug 2010)
Other information
CLUB PRIDE
He takes a shirt and flag of his club, Clube de Regatas Vasco da Gama, when he competes internationally. At the 2007 Parapan American Games he displayed a banner for the club even though it is against the rules to display club flags at the event. (semprevasco, 14 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 7
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 9999
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heats 9999
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heats 16
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heats 12
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heats 12
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 7
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 6