Carlos Lopes (Paralympic athlete)

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Carlos Lopes
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Portugal
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Atlanta 400m - T11
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 4x400m - T13
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 400m - T10

Carlos Lopes, GCIH, is a Portuguese former paralympian athlete who competed mainly in category T11 sprint events.

Lopes competed in the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States. There he won a bronze medal in the men's 400 metres - T10 event, finished fourth in the men's 200 metres - T10 event and went out in the first round of the men's 800 metres - T10 event. He also competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia. , a gold medal in the men's 4 x 400 metre relay - T13 event, a gold medal in the men's 400 metres - T11 event and finished fourth in the men's 200 metres - T11 event. He also competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. , finished seventh in the men's 100 metres - T11 event, did not finish in the men's 200 metres - T11 event and went out in the first round of the men's 4 x 400 metre relay - T11-13 event. He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he went out in the quarter-finals of the men's 100 metres - T11 event and was a part of the Portuguese relay team that went out in the first round of the men's 4 x 400 metre relay - T11-T13 event

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  1. ^ "Nelson Évora condecorado por Cavaco Silva" [Nelson Évora decorated by Cavaco Silva] (in Portuguese). S.L. Benfica. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. o atleta paralímpico Carlos Lopes 

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