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Clodoaldo Silva

 

Clodoaldo Silva

Clodoaldo Silva

Medal record
Paralympic Games
Men's Swimming (S4)
Bronze 2000 Sydney 50 m freestyle
Silver 2000 Sydney 100 m freestyle
Silver 2000 Sydney 4×50 m medley 20 pts
Silver 2000 Sydney 4×50 m freestyle 20 pts
Gold 2004 Athens 50 m freestyle S4
Gold 2004 Athens 100 m freestyle S4
Gold 2004 Athens 200 m freestyle S4
Gold 2004 Athens 50 m butterfly S4
Gold 2004 Athens 150 m ind. medley SM4
Gold 2004 Athens 4×50 m medley 20 pts
Silver 2004 Athens 4×50 m freestyle 20 pts
Men's Swimming (S5)
Bronze 2008 Beijing 4×50 m freestyle 20 pts

Clodoaldo Silva (born February 1, 1979) is a Brazilian swimmer. He was born in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte.

Silva competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, winning three silver medals and one bronze. He competed again at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, where he set four world records, five Paralympic records, and won six gold medals and one silver.[1] He will represent Brazil for the third time at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.[2]

In 2005, he was given the Best Male Athlete award by the International Paralympic Committee, the Best Female Athlete award going to Japan's Mayumi Narita.[3]

Silva has cerebral palsy.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ "Paralympic Sport Awards Winners - 2005", International Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ "Brazilean swimmer Clodoaldo Silva to participate in Beijing's Paralympic Games", Xinhua, September 4, 2008
  3. ^ "Paralympic Sport Awards Winners - 2005", International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ "Paralympic Sport Awards Winners - 2005", International Paralympic Committee



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