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BECKER DA SILVA Bruno
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthRio do Sul, BRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S2, SB1, SM2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rio do Sul, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Marketing - Action Faculty: Rio do Sul, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012.
Why this sport?
He decided to take up swimming after receiving an email from his employer encouraging employees to practice sport.
Club / Team
Acarisul: Brazil
Name of coach
Alan Helbok [personal]
Training Regime
He trains five days a week.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2018 he received the Outstanding Young Person [TOYP] Award from the Rio do Sul Junior Chamber International in Brazil. (natacaoemriodosul.wordpress.com, 18 Oct 2018)

In 2017 he received the Gustavo Kuerten Trophy for Sports Excellence as the Best Para Athlete of the Year in the Santa Catarina state in Brazil. (esportealtovale.com.br, 11 Apr 2018; Facebook profile, 01 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (esportealtovale.com.br, 11 Apr 2018)
Impairment
He was born without both legs and a right arm. (atalanta.sc.gov.br,26 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.