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DOS SANTOS Eliseu
Sport Boccia
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthParaná, BRA
Height1.68 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
BC4
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Nadiae, son Nicolas
Residence
Pinhais, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing boccia in 2005.
Why this sport?
After an invitation from coach Darlan Ciesielski he started playing.
Club / Team
TRADEF: Mogi das Cruzes, BRA
Name of coach
Darlan Ciesielski [national]; Janaina Pessato [national]
General Interest
Famous relatives
His older brother Marcelo has also represented Brazil in boccia. He won bronze in the BC4 individual event at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (brasil.gov.br, 12 Aug 2015)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (odiariodemogi.com.br, 10 Jul 2016)
Impairment
He was born with Becker's muscular dystrophy, which began showing symptoms at age 10. (unimed.coop.br, 27 Nov 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 Individual - BC4  
1 2008 Pairs - BC4  
1 2012 Pairs - BC4  
3 2012 Individual - BC4  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2010 Individual - BC4  
2 2014 Pairs - BC4  
2 2014 Individual - BC4  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Individual - BC4  
3 2015 Individual - BC4  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2016 Individual - BC4