Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Presidente Prudente, BRA
Western Paulista University [UNOESTE]: Presidente Prudente, BRA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 13.
Why this sport?
He thought it seemed like fun.
Club / Team
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA
He had a brain tumour in 2011 which meant he missed the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. He made a full recovery. (cpb.org.br, 21 Jan 2013; uol.com.br, 16 Nov 2011)
He was born with between 10-20% vision in his right eye and zero in his left after his mother contracted toxoplasmosis during her pregnancy. (cpb.org.br, 21 Jan 2013)
|Men's 400 m T12||Heat 1||2012-09-02||2|
|Men's 800 m T12||Heat 3||2012-09-03||9999|
|Men's 400 m T12||Heat 1||2012-09-04||9999|
|Men's 200 m T12||Heat 1||2012-09-07||4|
|Men's 200 m T12||Semifinal 2||2013-07-20||9|
|Men's 400 m T12||Semifinal 3||2013-07-26||9|