JULY 2017

Brazil Petruccio Ferreira

18 November 1996Caicó, Brazil
LATEST TRIUMPHS:
Rio 2016 - Gold: 100m T47; Silver: 400m T47 and 4x100m T42-47 relay
2015 Parapan American Games - Gold: 100m T47

Brazil’s Petrucio Ferreira has been voted the Allianz Athlete of the Month for July after smashing both his own world records at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017.

The 20-year-old sprinter lowered his own 100m T47 world record that he set at Rio 2016, before completing a sprint double with another world record in the 200m.