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ALVES MELO Rodrigo
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthSão Paulo, BRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mogi das Cruzes, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up sitting volleyball three months after losing his left leg.
Why this sport?
His former football coach Ronaldo Oliveira introduced him to sitting volleyball.
General Interest
Impairment
He lost his left leg at age 14. (portalraj.com.br, 22 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Team