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FERREIRA Fernando
Sport Boccia
NPC Portugal   
GenderMen
Age47
Place of BirthFerreira de Aves, POR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
BC2
Guide
Filinto Carvalho
Further Personal Information
Residence
Porto, POR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Associacao de Paralisia Cerebral de Viseu: Portugal
General Interest
Nicknames
Fefe (paralimpicos.eu, 2013)
Most influential person in career
His family, and his coaches. (paralimpicos.eu, 2013)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Ronaldo. (paralimpicos.eu, 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named Commander of the Order of Merit in Portugal. (dn.pt, 09 Nov 2016)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (letraseconteudos.blogspot.com, 01 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1988 Individual - BC2  
13 1996 Individual - BC2  
2 1996 Team - BC1-2  
9 2000 Individual - BC2  
3 2000 Team - BC1-2  
3 2004 Individual - BC2  
1 2004 Team - BC1-2  
5 2008 Individual - BC2  
2 2008 Team - BC1-2  
4 2012 Team - BC1-2  
11 2012 Individual - BC2  
3 2016 Team - BC1-2  
15 2016 Individual - BC2  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2006 Individual - BC2  
2 2006 Team - BC1-2  
14 2010 Individual - BC2  
11 2014 Team - BC1-2  
24 2014 Individual - BC2  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 Individual - BC2  
3 2015 Team - BC1-2  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
26 2015 Individual - BC2  
26 2015 Individual - BC2  
17 2016 Individual - BC2  
18 2016 Individual - BC2  
123 2018 Individual - BC2  
123 2018 Individual - BC2  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2016 Individual - BC2