Daniel de Faria Dias

Sport: Swimming
Born: 
May 24, 1988
Residence: 
Brazil

Four years earlier in Beijing, he had won four gold medals, four silver and a bronze, a feat which earned him the 2009 Laureus Disability Award. Still just 24, he will be one of the home favourites to win more gold medals when the 2016 Paralympic Games are held in Rio de Janeiro

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