Latest News

Claudio Garcia leaves media position at Associação Nacional de Desporto para Deficientes

Associação Nacional de Desporto para Deficientes logo Associação Nacional de Desporto para Deficientes logo. Image credit: Associação Nacional de Desporto para Deficientes
man in profile

Claudio Garcia . Image credit: Claudio Garcia

Claudio Garcia had his last day today serving as the media person for Brazil’s Associação Nacional de Desporto para Deficientes. Garcia has been in charge of maintaining the organization’s website and social media presence for the past three years, along with producing videos and articles, and providing live coverage of events.



During his time in this role, he helped produce over 70 videos for the organization’s YouTube channel, took over 20,000 photos, and created several hundred graphics.   ANDE’s Facebook page over 4,700 likes.  He also extensively traveled for the organization, going to London, Kansas and China amongst other places.


Garcia leaves the organization most proud of the work he did with boccia and 7-a-side football.  According to a message on on ANDE’s Facebook page, he also leaves feeling like he is a better father as a result of his experiences with the organization.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


%d bloggers like this: