Caio RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO (BRA)

BRBrazil
Age:
36 years
Languages:
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Federation:
BRAZILIAN CANOE CONFEDERATION
Caio Ribeiro De Carvalho (BRA)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
1VL32015Milan, ITA50.656
1V1 200m LTA2013Duisburg, GER50.613
4KL32016Duisburg, GER41.117
4VL32016Duisburg, GER52.511
5V1 200m LTA2014Moscow, RUS52.227
12KL32015Milan, ITA42.831
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Rio de Janeiro
OCCUPATION
Athlete
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
He took up the sport at age five in Rio de Janeiro
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
Motorcycle accident. He liked the challenge of canoe/kayak
HOBBIES
Travelling, extreme sports
CLUB
Rio Va'a / clube de regatas do flamengo
NAME OF COACH
Luiz Gustavo Teixera Fabricio dos Santos [national] (canoagem.org.br, 09 Aug 2017)
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Brazil
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2015
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2015
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Italy
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Championships
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Milan
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
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MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning gold medals at the 2013 and 2015 world championships
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
His mother
AMBITIONS
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo
OTHER INFORMATION
Classification
KL3

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Impairment Details
His left leg was amputated above the knee following a motorcycle accident at age 25. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016; lagaceta.com.ar, 08 Dec 2016)

PREFERRED DISTANCE
200m
CLASSIFICATION
KL3
OTHER SPORTS
He played football professionally in North America