Paulo de Almeida Coelho

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Paulo de Almeida Coelho
Medal record
Track and field (T11)
Competitor for  Portugal
Paralympic Games
Gold 1992 Barcelona 1500m -B1
Gold 1996 Atlanta 1500m - T10
Gold 1996 Atlanta 5000m - T10
Gold 2000 Sydney 1500m - T11
Silver 1992 Barcelona 5000m - B1
Silver 1996 Atlanta 800m - T10
Bronze 1992 Barcelona 800m - B1

Paulo de Almeida Coelho is a Paralympic athlete from Portugal competing mainly in category T11 long jump events.

He competed in the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona, Spain. There he won a gold medal in the men's 1500 metres T11 event, a silver medal in the men's 4 x 400 metre relay T11-T13 event and a bronze medal in the men's 5000 metres T10 event. He also competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, a gold medal in the men's 100 metres T13 event, a gold medal in the men's 5000 metres T10 event, a silver medal in the men's 5000 metres T10 event and finished sixteenth in the men's 10000 metres T10 event. He also competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia, and a gold medal in the men's 1500 metres T11 event. He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he finished fifth in the men's 1500 metres T11 event and finished seventh in the men's 5000 metres T10 event.

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