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CRUZ Amadeu
Sport Para swimming
NPC Portugal   
Place of BirthVila Nova de Gaia, POR
Height1.70 m
Weight 66 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
S11, SB11, SM11
Further Personal Information
English, French, Portuguese
Higher education
Accounting, Administration Studies - Porto Polytechnic Institute: Portugal
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2007 in Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal.
Club / Team
FC Porto: Portugal
Name of coach
Carla Cardoso [national], POR
Senior International Debut
Competing for
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The more I train, the luckier I get." (Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 400m Freestyle S11 6:14.57
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S11 1:31.91
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:20.81
6 2015 100m Butterfly S11 1:25.70
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 100m Backstroke S11  DSQ
Heat 2014 50m Freestyle S11 37.44