Collaborator Gilberto Silva, sponsored by the Aço Cearense Institute, has been increasingly prominent in state and national cycling competitions. After winning the 2nd and 3rd stages of the championship of Ceará, occupying the first place in the squad, he is preparing to repeat the success in the 4th stage in Maranguape (CE) and reach the four-year championship of Ceará in 2016.
With the successive podiums of recent months, the athlete became the 2nd place in the national ranking of cycling Elite category, the main sport.
About the athlete
Collaborator of Aço Cearense Comercial for 9 years, Gilberto joined the industry as a Wire Cutter, became an Auxiliary of Expedition and, for 5 years, he acts as a driver.
Gilberto travels all over Brazil in official competitions, both as a paraciclista in category C5, and as an elite cyclist, since his physical disability allows him to compete in both modalities.
Currently he has already won three bronze medals and one silver medal in the Brasil Pará Cup. Another one of bronze in the Brazilian Championship of Path of Paraciclismo; The bicampeonato North and Northeast of Mountain Bike; The tri-championship in the Rally Cerapió and Piocerá of Mountain Bike; Besides 10 titles of Champion Cearense of Mountain Bike Elite. It was also, runner-up in the National Ranking of Mountain Bike Elite and the 10th place in the Ranking of Mountain Bike Elite XCO.