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18052-Renato Nunes Da Cruz photo

Renato Nunes Da Cruz

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64

Further personal information

Family
Wife Sandra, daughter Anna Carolina, sons Joao Guilherme and Pedro Vinicius
Occupation
Maintenance Worker
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Mathematics - Ibirapuera University: São Paulo, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running in 2008.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of rehabilitation after an accident. He began competing after being encouraged to enter a race by another athlete.
Club / Team
Servico Social da Industria Sao Paulo [SESI-SP]: Brazil
Name of coach
Daniel Biscola [club], BRA; Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA

General interest

Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para athlete Aurelio Lima Borges. (atletasdosesisp.com.br, 14 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Pain may last for a while, but quitting is forever." (Facebook profile, 28 Nov 2015)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated below the knee after a 400 kilogramme object fell on it in an accident at work. (Facebook profile, 28 Nov 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 2016-09-08 8
Men's 4x100 m T42-47 Final Round 2016-09-12 2