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Thiago Pestana Da Silva

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four in Bauru, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended that he should take up the sport.
Club / Team
Associacao Bauruense de Desportos Aquaticos [ABDA]: Brazil
Name of coach
Rayssa Cappelin [club]

General interest

Nicknames
Gladiador (jcnet.com.br, 16 Dec 2014)
Famous relatives
His brother Daniel Pestana has worked as a swimming coach at the Associacao Bauruense de Desportos Aquaticos [ABDA] club in Brazil. (abdabauru.com.br, 24 Aug 2016; guiame.com.br, 05 Apr 2010)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy and a dislocated right hip. (socialbauru.com.br, 22 Feb 2016; guiame.com.br, 05 Apr 2010)