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Angel de Jesus Camacho Ramirez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
León, MEX
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Visual Arts - National College of Professional Technical Education [CONALEP]: León, MEX

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 13 in Leon, Mexico.
Why this sport?
His father encouraged him to try the sport after meeting a person with an impairment who was a swimmer.
Club / Team
Guanajuato State: Mexico
Name of coach
Blanca Delia Hernandez [club]; Fernando Gutierrez Velez [national]

General interest

Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep going, and be better every day." (Facebook profile, 04 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the 2021 Municipal Sports Award in Leon, Mexico, in the Para athlete category. (deportedigital.mx, 28 Jan 2022)

He received an acknowledgement from the Congress of the State of Guanajuato in Mexico in recognition of his bronze medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 20 Dec 2021)
Impairment
He was born without his right forearm, his left hand and the lower part of both his legs due to a condition called Hanhart syndrome. (TeletonMexico YouTube channel, 05 Dec 2014; am.com.mx, 16 Aug 2021)