Ricardo Silva

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Family
Wife Renata, one child
Residence
Indaiatuba, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Associacao Paraolimpica de Indaiatuba [ADI-APIN]: Brazil

General interest

Impairment
At age 21 he was shot in the spine by a stray bullet while he was sleeping. His injuries meant he lost the movement in his legs. (natacaoparadesportiva.blogspot.com, 20 Mar 2011)