Rodrigo Santos Pessoa

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S4

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lucimara Silva, two children
Residence
Praia Grande, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began to pursue the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
He was advised to try the sport when he was undergoing physical therapy after acquiring his impairment.
Club / Team
Associacao Paradesportiva do Litoral Paulista [APLP]: Brazil
Name of coach
Silvia Schich Rodrigues [club]

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Silvia Schich Rodrigues. (globoesporte.globo.com, 05 Dec 2014)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Daniel Dias. (globoesporte.globo.com, 05 Dec 2014)
Impairment
In December 2008 he was shot in the neck, right armpit, left arm and lower back, during a domestic disturbance. His injuries resulted in quadriplegia. (globoesporte.globo.com, 05 Dec 2014)