Eusebio Da Silva – Athletics Long Jump
Eusebio lives in Forest Gate and trains at Newham and Lea Valley. He was born in Portugal and came to live in Newham 3 years ago. He is currently at Middlesex University studying Business and IT.
Eusebio has been training seriously for 2 years and has already achieved great success in the event in the U23 age group. He has a personal best of 7.34 metres which places him in the top 20 in the UK. He trains 7 times a week as well as doing other sports.
Eusebio is a very focussed and determined athlete and given the opportunity he will become a champion in his sport. This season he too is hoping to take part in the U23 European championships and his sights are very much set on competing in the Rio Olympics in 2016.
He self funds his studies and costs for training, competition and travel.