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Ricardo Moffatti

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 1995.

General interest

Hobbies
Surfing, cycling, electronics and looking after the fish and corals in his saltwater aquarium. (paralympic.org.au, 5 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Swimming under a minute in the 100m freestyle at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 5 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
Coach Matt McCahon and his parents. (paralympic.org.au, 5 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You only live once." (paralympic.org.au, 5 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heats 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heats 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heats 9
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 1