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NUNES CORDEIRO Ronan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age21
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Residence
Curitiba, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Pontifical Catholic University of Parana: Curitiba, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven at school in Brazil.
Why this sport?
He tried chess and football when he was a child, but swimming was the sport in which he got the best results so he decided to persevere with it.
Club / Team
Pontifical Catholic University of Parana: Curitiba, BRA
Name of coach
Felipe Araujo [triathlon]
General Interest
Injuries
He underwent surgery on his left collarbone in December 2018. (YouTube channel, 19 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named Brazilian University Para Athlete of the Year in 2018 by the Brazilian University Sports Confederation. (Facebook page, 02 Apr 2019; jornaldooeste.com.br, 20 Mar 2019)
Other sports
He has represented Brazil in international Para triathlon competitions. (brasil2016.gov.br, 08 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete in Para triathlon at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (pucpr.br, 12 Mar 2019; Facebook page, 07 Feb 2019)
Impairment
He was born without fingers on his left hand, and later underwent surgery to transplant toes to his hand. (pucpr.br, 07 Dec 2016; YouTube channel, 19 Dec 2018)

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