Gilberto Silva, collaborator of Aço Cearense Comercial and cyclist from Ceará, sponsored by the Aço Cearense Institute (IAC), has been increasingly prominent in state and national competitions. In the last competition, held on the 12th, in Ubajara – CE, he won the 1st place in the elite category of the Ibiapaba Cup, by the ranking of Ceará and by the Brazilian. On February 12 he competed in Pacajús-CE, receiving the J. Neto Councilman Trophy, and was also 1st place in the Promotional Race. Already in Aracati, he competed in the Desafio dos Ventos and once again took first place on the podium, on the 5th of the same month.
In January of this year the athlete participated in the traditional race Piocerá 2017, rally held in the states of Ceará and Piauí, valid for the national ranking, where he obtained the 4th place. The current position of the athlete is the 3rd place in the national ranking and the State is the leader.
Gilberto travels all over Brazil in official competitions, both as a paracyclist in category C5, and as an elite cyclist, since his physical disability allows him to compete in both modalities. His next competition will be held on May 7, in Piauí, at Hally 40 Degrees.