Odair Santos

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Odair Santos
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Brazil
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 5000m - T12
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 1500m - T13
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 1500m - T11
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 800m - T12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 800m - T12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 5000m - T13
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 10000m - T12

Odair Santos is a visually impaired Paralympian athlete from Brazil competing mainly in middle distance events.

He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a silver medal in the men's 5000 metres - T12 event, a silver medal in the men's 1500 metres - T13 event, a bronze medal in the men's 800 metres - T12 event and finished fourth in the men's 4 x 100 metre relay - T11-13 event. He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a bronze medal in the men's 800 metres - T12 event, a bronze medal in the men's 5000 metres - T13 event and a bronze medal in the men's 10000 metres - T12 event. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics he won silver in the Men's 1500 metres - T11 event.

He holds the 800 m world record for T11 (totally blind) athletes.[1]

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  1. ^ "IPC Athletics Records". International Paralympic Committee.