Jovane Guissone

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Jovane Silva Guissone (born 11 March 1983) is a Paralympic fencer from Brazil. He competed at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics and won a gold medal in the individual épée in 2012.[2]

Jovane Guissone
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Guissone at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born11 March 1983 (1983-03-11) (age 38)
Height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight100 kg (220 lb)[1]
Sport
SportFencing
Event(s)Foil, épée
Coached byLinio Eduardo[1]

Guissone lost control of his legs after being shot in 2004. In 2008 he took up wheelchair fencing, and in 2014 was named Top Paralympic Performer of the Year at the 2014 Brazilian Paralympic Awards in Copacabana. Guissone is married and has a son.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Jovane Silvae Guissone. paralympic.org
  2. ^ Jovane Guissone Archived 22 September 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com