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42652-Romildo Pereira Santos photo

Romildo Pereira Santos

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Residence
Ouricuri, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
Growing up he was a keen volleyball player. He began athletics at Sao Sebastiao State School in Brazil and competed against able-bodied athletes.
Why this sport?
His school coach Ramon Tavares noticed his talent and enrolled him into a Para athletics programme held by the state of Pernambuco in Brazil.
Name of coach
Ramon Tavares [personal]

General interest

Impairment
He was born with a malformation on his right foot. (pe.superesportes.com.br, 01 Apr 2017)