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SANTOS Maciel
Sport Boccia
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthCrateús, BRA
Height1.51 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
BC2
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Daniela Miranda, son Matheus
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing boccia at age 11.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by a friend who was doing physiotherapy with him.
Club / Team
Secretaria Municipal de Esportes e Lazer [SMEL]: Mogi das Cruzes, BRA
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was selected to take part in the torch relay ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. His leg of the relay was to be in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. (globoesporte.globo.com, 13 Jul 2016)

He was named 2014 Boccia Player of the Year by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee [CPB]. (rio2016.com, 10 Dec 2014)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (brasil2016.gov.br, 06 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 Team - BC1-2  
1 2012 Individual - BC2  
6 2016 Team - BC1-2  
11 2016 Individual - BC2  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
15 2006 Individual - BC2  
18 2010 Individual - BC2  
2 2014 Team - BC1-2  
3 2014 Individual - BC2  
11 2018 Individual - BC2  
4 2018 Team - BC1-2  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Individual - BC2  
1 2015 Individual - BC2  
2 2016 Individual - BC2  
5 2016 Individual - BC2  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 Individual - BC2