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Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Brazil   
Height2.03 m
Weight 105 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up sitting volleyball in 2012.
Why this sport?
While playing with friends, he met the national sitting volleyball coach and was encouraged to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Clube Paraplegicos Sao Paulo [CPSP]: Brazil
Name of coach
Fernando Guimaraes [national]
General Interest
Other sports
Before retiring in 2010, he played standing volleyball for clubs in Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Qatar and Spain. (, 12 Aug 2015)
He was forced to retire from standing volleyball in 2010 due to arthritis in his left ankle. (, 12 Aug 2015; NOC Media Guide, 01 Aug 2015)
Other information
He captained the Brazilian sitting volleyball team at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (, 12 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 Team  
4 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team