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Walter Oliveira

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Maria Fernanda
Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Armed Forces, Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of sports during physiotherapy to recover from his injuries, but eventually discovered that Para shooting was what he was looking for. "I saw that I could help others too. An injured policemen can feel ashamed and this allows them to engage in something else and start a new life."
Club / Team
Association of Rehabilitation of the Military Police [ARPM]: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Name of coach
James Walter Lowry Neto [national]

General interest

Impairment
He was paralysed in 1995 after being assaulted. He was serving as a military policeman, dressed in civilian clothes, when he was attacked while sitting on a bus in Rio de Janeiro. (saci.org.br, 30 Jul 2003)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Association of Rehabilitation of the Military Police [ARPM] club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (fterj.org.br, 06 Jun 2017; arpm.org.br, 01 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 56