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Athlete Spotlight: André Brasil Esteves

Athlete Career Transition would like to give a huge shout out to André Brasil Esteves, celebrating the fantastic progress the Brazilian Paralympian is making in his career after pro sport.

A former swimmer, André Brasil transitioned out of sport with ACT. He is now a Sales Support Coordinator at global data centre and internet multinational, Equinix.

André Brasil

André Brasil is a highly decorated Paralympic swimmer who competed in the S10 classification. He burst onto the international stage at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, where he won gold, and broke S10 records across four other swim events.

André continued to shine at the 2012 Paralympics in London, smashing further records in the 50m freestyle S10 event. With an impressive 12 Paralympic golds, 7 silvers, and 2 bronzes in his display cabinet André Brasil stands as a symbol of excellence in Brazilian athletics.

Athlete Career Transition Co-Director, Andy Moore said:

“André is an incredibly high achiever and he’s making strides in his new position at Equinix.

“It was great to work with André, to guide him and match him with a job that allows him to express himself fully as an elite performer.”

Athlete Career Transition works alongside global organisations to successfully transition professional former athletes across all disciplines into the corporate domain.


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