Daniel Dias

Key Facts

Nationality: Brazilian
Year of birth: 1988
Sport: Swimming
Classification: S5, SB4 and SM5
Coach: Marcos Rojo Prado
Home team/club: Association for Disabled Sports, São Paulo

Career highlights:
Winning six Gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics Games, all in world record time

Equipment:
For sport: Around the pool a water proof 3R80 knee and Triton foot.
For everyday: Genium and Triton foot.

Key competitive achievemets:

Paralympic Games IPC Swimming World Championships
London 2012 Beijing 2008  
  • 50, 100 and 200 m freestyle Gold
  • 50 m backstroke Gold
  • 50m butterfly Gold
  • 100 m breaststroke Gold
  • 100 & 200 m freestyle Gold
  • 50 m backstroke Gold
  • 200 m medley Gold
  • Durban 2006: 3 x Gold, 2 x Silver
  • Einhoven 2010: 8 x Gold, 1 x Silver
  • Montreal 2013: 6 x Gold, 2 x Silver