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CHAVELA Hilario
Sport Para athletics
NPC Mozambique   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthMaputo, MOZ
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Maputo, MOZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Mozambique.
Why this sport?
He initially played futsal but para-athletics coach Narciso Faquir invited him to switch sports.
Club / Team
CD Matchedje de Maputo: Mozambique
Name of coach
Narciso Faquir [club, national]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T12 800m at the 2015 International Blind Sports Federation [IBSA] World Games in Seoul, Korea. (verdade.co.mz, 08 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach and family. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (verdade.co.mz, 08 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
  2015 400m T12  DSQ
Heats 2015 200m T12 24.04