Athlete Profile - Rafael SOUZA DA SILVA

Rafael SOUZA DA SILVA
Birth Date:  22 Jul 1996
Age:  21
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  84

Events and Medals

Event Rank
4-man 23

Rafael SOUZA DA SILVA - Schedule


Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
YearLocation4-man
2016Igls, AUT24

World Cup overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2014/2015
Year4-man
2016/20171 x 14th, 1 x 16th
2015/20161 x 24th

World Junior Championships
YearLocation2-man
2016Winterberg, GER18


Legend
X - Mixed, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified, DNQ - Did Not Qualify for run 2
Hobbies Cycling, dancing, playing computer games, spending time with family. (cpdg.com.br, Nov 2016)
Occupation Athlete
Languages spoken Portuguese
Club name Clube Paulista de Desportos no Gelo [Santo Andre, BRA]
Coach Jose Eduardo Moraes [national], BRA (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Debut 2015 for Brazil, in Calgary, Canada (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
National team 2015 (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Start He began the sport in 2015 in Lake Placid, NY, United States of America. (cbdg.org.br, 28 Aug 2017; Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Reason He competed in athletics, but injuries restricted him to the 100m and 200m. He almost gave up sport, until learning about a bobsleigh selection event. "I chose it because of my physical qualities." (cbdg.org.br, 28 Aug 2017; Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Ambition To be Olympic and world champion. (cob.org.br, 01 Feb 2018)
Memorable Achievement Winning bronze in both the 2-man and 4-man events at the 2016 World Push Championships in Mamaia, Romania. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018; insidethegames.biz, 10 Sep 2016
Hero Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Influence His mother. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Philosophy "Resting is also training." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Social Media

Legend

: This event is Live
: Gold
: Silver
: Bronze
: Gold Medal Event
: Bronze Medal Event
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