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Michel Gustavo Abraham de Deus

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Taubaté, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - University of Taubate: Brazil

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in school, and began competing in 2014.
Why this sport?
"One day playing basketball at school, my physical education teacher saw that I had a talent in Para athletics. He participated in a Para sport project and introduced me to a coach. I ended up liking it."
Club / Team
Associacao dos Deficientes Visuais de Taubate e Vale do Paraiba [ADV-VALE]: Brazil
Name of coach
Guto Nascimento [club]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"When competing I think about my family, I think about how hard I worked to get there. I think of everyone who helped me. How hard I tried, how hard others tried to help me." (blastingnews.com, 25 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (blastingnews.com, 25 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He lost the movement in his left arm at age 14 after colliding with a truck while riding his bicycle. He spent nine days in intensive care and a month in hospital. (nucom.digital, 10 Mar 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-17 6
Men's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-19 9