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MELONE DE OLIVEIRA Gabriel
Sport Para swimming
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age20
Place of BirthCubatão, BRA
Height1.83 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Uberlândia, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
He entered swimming after being inspired by the story of Brazilian Para swimmer Talisson Glock, who also lost his left arm and leg in a train accident. "I never imagined that my life would take this path. Swimming changed everything after my accident and now it is my life."
Club / Team
Praia Clube: Uberlândia, BRA
Name of coach
Alexandre Vieira [club]
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Talisson Glock. (v9vitoriosa.com.br, 26 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (terceirotempo.bol.uol.com.br, 15 Mar 2019)
Impairment
His left arm and left leg were amputated after he was hit by a train in 2014 at age 15. (terceirotempo.bol.uol.com.br, 15 Mar 2019)

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