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Angel Jimenez Cabeza

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
Four children
Residence
Villa Clara, CUB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Sport Studies - Manuel Fajardo Higher Institute of Physical Culture [ISCF]: Cuba

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 11 in Villa Clara, Cuba.
Why this sport?
His family was involved in the sport.
Name of coach
Luis Alberto Bueno Chavez [national], CUB

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching TV. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T13 long jump at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, silver in the same event at the 2012 Games in London, and silver in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2004 Games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His mother, his wife and his children. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Cuban long jumper Ivan Pedroso. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2012-09-01 2