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Rodrigo Parreira Da Silva

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36, F36

Further personal information

Family
Wife Ana Paula [2018]
Residence
Uberlândia, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2013.
Why this sport?
He tried swimming, football 7-a-side, and powerlifting at the Clube Desportivo para Deficientes de Uberlandia [CDDU] in Brazil, but he found athletics was most suitable for him.
Club / Team
Associacao dos Paraplegicos de Uberlandia [APARU]: Brazil
Name of coach
Leandro Silva Nunes Garcia [club]

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (globoesporte.globo.com, 09 Oct 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never underestimate your opponents." (Facebook page, 28 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020, 2024, and 2028. (opopular.com.br, 11 Jun 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy as a result of his mother falling during pregnancy. The condition affects the left side of his body. (cpb.org.br, 01 Sep 2019; cpb.org.br, 08 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T36 Final 1 2015-10-27 4
Men's 100 m T36 Heat 2 2015-10-28 9999
Men's 200 m T36 Heat 2 2015-10-30 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T36 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Men's Long Jump T36 Final Round 2016-09-12 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T36 Heat 2 2017-07-16 4
Men's 200 m T36 Final 1 2017-07-17 3
Men's Long Jump T36 Final 1 2017-07-18 2
Men's 100 m T36 Heat 1 2017-07-22 3
Men's 100 m T36 Final 1 2017-07-22 3