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Victor Alan Nogueira

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Civil Engineering - Superior School of Administration, Marketing and Communication [ESAMC]: Uberlândia, BRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven, and started to focus on competitions at age 16.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his treatment for scoliosis, which he acquired through using his prosthetic leg. "Since I was a child I had wanted to take part in sporting competitions."
Club / Team
Praia Clube: Uberlândia, BRA
Name of coach
Alexandre Vieira [club]

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
South American Games
Location
Santiago, CHI

General interest

Hero / Idol
Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna. (v9vitoriosa.com.br, 26 Mar 2019)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated after he was diagnosed with meningitis at age three. (brasil.gov.br, 25 Apr 2014)