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CRUZ Amadeu
Sport Para swimming
NPC Portugal   
GenderMen
Age24
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
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11
Further Personal Information
Languages
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
Year
2014
Competing for
Portugal
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