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Paulo Pereira

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Brasília, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Catholic University of Brasilia: Brazil

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age six in Trindade, Brazil. He began competing in 2003.
Club / Team
Movimento Habitacional e Cidadania das Pessoas com Deficiencia [MOHCIPED]: Brasília, BRA
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Brazil
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Road Runner (Athlete, 17 Feb 2011)
Most influential person in career
His first coach. (Athlete, 17 Feb 2011)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Before competing he touches the track and crosses himself. (Athlete, 17 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2008 and 2009 he was named the Best Paralympic Athlete in Santa Maria, Brazil. (Athlete, 17 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2011-01-23 5
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2011-01-25 4
Men's 200 m T38 Final 2011-01-26 8
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 1 2011-01-28 1
Men's 400 m T38 Final 2011-01-29 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2016-09-10 7
Men's 400 m T37 Heat 2 2016-09-15 4
Men's 400 m T37 Final Round 2016-09-16 5