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Sandro Oliveira

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Wife Cassi Oliveira, son Sandro Jr., daughter Sara
Residence
Recife, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Federal University of Pernambuco [UFPE]: Recife, BRA

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was invited to try Para athletics by a coach while he was out shopping. "At first [after his accident] I did not want to accept the sport because I thought I had too many limitations. After I was introduced to adaptive sports, I got my life back."
Club / Team
Centro Evangelico De Reabilitacao E Treinamento Ocupacional [CERTO]: Recife, BRA
Name of coach
Pedro Antonio Da Silva Neto [club]

General interest

Impairment
In 2009 he was shot during a robbery. The bullet hit his spine, kidney, lung and spleen. (jconline.ne10.uol.com.br, 19 Mar 2017)