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Thierb Siqueira

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Presidente Prudente, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
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
Brazil
Name of coach
Amaury Wagner Verissimo [national], BRA

General interest

Injuries
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)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 9
Men's 400 m T12 Semifinal 3 2013-07-26 9