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DOS SANTOS BENTES Cleyton
Sport Para dance sport
NPC Brazil   
GenderMen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Jefferson Rodrigues, daughter Sofia
Residence
Ananindeua, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began dancing at age 19.
Why this sport?
He initially took up wheelchair basketball following his accident, but was later encouraged to try Para dance sport by a friend.
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair basketball at national level in Brazil, and was a member of the All Star Rodas team that won the third division national title in 2016. (diarioonline.com.br, 31 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of being involved in a road accident at age 27. He was then required to lie flat on his bed for five months following an unsuccessful surgical procedure. (Balanco Geral PA, 29 Jun 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2019 C1/5D Combi Latin  
8 2019 C1 Single  
19 2019 C1/5D Combi Freestyle 13.850