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Paulo Souza

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T36, F36

Further personal information

Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 16.

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
Pan American Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Paulao (Athlete, 26 Nov 2010)
Most influential person in career
Coach Amaury Wagner Verissimo. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2010)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Before competing, he likes to be alone to concentrate. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 9
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 6
Men's Javelin F35/36 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F35/36 Final 2011-01-22 2
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-23 11
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 2011-01-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-03 9