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DUTRA Eduardo Daniel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Uruguay   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthMontevideo, URU
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Laura, son Benjamin
Residence
Montevideo, URU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics at age 16.
Why this sport?
He used to play wheelchair basketball but fell in love with wheelchair racing after his first event.
Club / Team
Montevideo Runners: Uruguay
Name of coach
Patricio Melo [personal], URU, from 2010
Training Regime
He trains for up to four hours a day.
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Patricio Melo. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer David Weir. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with a malformed leg, which was amputated soon after he was born. His other leg was amputated at age seven. (recorreruruguay.blogspot.co.uk, 31 Jul 2011)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Together with his own coach Patricio Melo, he provides athletics training sessions for young people with an impairment at the Escuela Roosevelt in Montevideo, Uruguay. The scheme is organised by the Athletic Federation of Uruguay. (recorreruruguay.blogspot.co.uk, 15 Jan 2014; Facebook page, 20 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 400m T54 57.08
Round 1 2016 100m T54 16.76
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 800m T54 1:53.34