Disabled athletes Amazonians bill three bronze medals at the Circuit Athletics Box and Swimming

The circuit is the most important new paradesportivo event in Brazil.
29/06/2016 08h03 - Updated 29/06/2016 13h03
Photo: Nathalie Brazil / Secom

The Amazon won three bronze medals in the national phase Circuit Athletics Box and Swimming, the most important event in Brazil paradesportivo, which took place last weekend, in Sao Paulo. The athletes landed in Manaus in the second (27), and has returned to training in the Olympic Village of Manaus, a partir das 16h30. To go to the competition, the delegation had the Amazonas Government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel).

The athletes Dernival de Souza (Shot Put - F12 / Low Vision), Jean Claudio Dias (Swimming - S6 / Cerebral Palsy) and Erilene Gomes (Javelin Throw - F57 / Special Needs), Amazonians were highlights in the race, before a climate that scared the competitors in the North region.

"In spite of the difficulties of adapting to the climate of the state capital, our team managed to get a great result, because everyone gave their best, and showed the potential of the Amazon disabled athletes "said coach Trio, Getulio Son, to further explain that the team is in the countdown to obtain the qualifying marks for the Paralympic Games Rio 2016.

"We have arrived in Manaus at full steam and concentrated for training, because the two modes (swimming and athletics) They are in the final stretch to obtain index of the Paralympic Games. Athletes have to 17 July to achieve results that put them in a position to integrate their selections and we will fight for this achievement ", considered Getulio.

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