Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira is a Paralympic sprinter and world record holder from Brazil. As a child, Alan had both legs amputated below the knee following an illness, but was competing in athletics by the age of 8. He competed in his first Paralympic Games in Beijing, China in 2008 and won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay as part of the Brazilian team. At the 2012 Paralympics in London, Alan won a Gold medal in the T44 200m race. And in July 2013, Alan broke the T43 100m world record with a time of 10.77.