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VALENTIM Bruno
Sport Boccia, Shooting Para sport
NPC Portugal   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthLourenšo Marques, PEA
Height1.72 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Child Bebeto
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Geology - University of Porto: Portugal
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in 2009 in Portugal.
Why this sport?
"I had already tried boccia and impaired sailing, so I thought I would try something different. It's a sport that fits well with my illness and I liked it."
Club / Team
Boavista: Porto, POR
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Portugal
Location
England
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life without dreams has no value and dreams are meant to be fulfilled." (act-amadoras-boavista.blogspot.co.uk, 08 Sep 2015)
Other sports
He has three Paralympic silver medals in boccia. He won two in 2004 and one in 2008. (amigosdoboavista.org, 04 Dec 2012)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age 13. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011; boavistafutebolclubefotos.blogspot.com,14 Oct 2008)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a researcher at the University of Porto in Portugal. (Facebook profile, 29 May 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Boccia
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 Individual - BC4  
2 2004 Pairs - BC4  
9 2008 Individual - BC4  
2 2008 Pairs - BC4  
World Championships - Boccia
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 Individual - BC4  
1 2006 Pairs - BC4  
World Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
26 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.0
47 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.1
43 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 614.0
48 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 619.8
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville) - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 81
17 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.2
15 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.0
19 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.9
12 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.6
33 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 620.5
31 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 614.4
40 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 621.2
23 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.1
30 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 624.8
33 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 615.0
38 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 623.5
30 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 616.5
45 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 282.0
European Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
15 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.7
39 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 620.4
International Shooting Competition of Hannover - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
13 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.3
32 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.4