Rodrigo Parreira Da Silva
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Ana Paula 
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]
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)
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020, 2024, and 2028. (opopular.com.br, 11 Jun 2017)
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)
|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|
|Men's 100 m T36||Final Round||2016-09-10||3|
|Men's Long Jump T36||Final Round||2016-09-12||2|
|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|