S8, SB7, SM8
Further personal information
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age three in Lisbon, Portugal.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport for health reasons and found he liked it.
Club / Team
Gestao de Equipamentos Sociais de Loures [GESLOURES]: Portugal
Name of coach
Carlos Mota [national]
Kardec (Facebook profile, 11 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a national record in the S8 400m freestyle. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese Para swimmer David Grachat. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Trust your work and be patient." (Athlete, 12 Aug 2018)
He has cerebral palsy as the result of complications at birth. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2018)