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SHIMBO Heitor

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Rank79
Pts17.00
Age36
HandR

Personal Information

Residence São Paulo, BRA

Occupation Athlete, Public Servant

Languages Portuguese

Higher education Geography - University of Sao Paulo: Brazil

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships--11
Santiago (CHILE), 2015-04-17
--11
Cancun (MEXICO), 2015-03-07

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age 10 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Why this sport? He followed his brother Elton into the sport.

Club / Team Esporte Clube Pinheiros: São Paulo, BRA

Name of coach Alexandre Teixeira [national], BRA

Handedness Right

General Interest

Injuries A heart problem prevented him from taking part in any form of sport as a child. He had surgery to rectify the condition at age nine. (COB, 2007)

Famous relatives His brother Elton was a fencer who took part in national competitions in Brazil. (ecp.org.br, 18 Jan 2017; cbesgrima.org.br, 17 Mar 2017)

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