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Carlos Quiles

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
New Haven, CT, USA
Occupation
Coach, Medical Professional
Languages
English
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Manchester Community College: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing on the track at age eight.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2002 World Championships in Lille, France. (mcc.commnet.edu, 28 May 2010)
Injuries
He required hospital treatment on an abdominal abscess that disrupted his studies at Manchester Community College. (mcc.commnet.edu, 28 May 2010)
Other sports
He has played for, captained and coached the Connecticut Spokebenders wheelchair basketball team. (thesouthernnews.org, 03 Apr 2012)
Impairment
He has used a wheelchair since age two following an operation to remove a tumour from his spinal cord. "There are days you get kind of down, but I don’t have any bitterness. I have a lot of different options." (mcc.commnet.edu, 28 May 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 5
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 2 2
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 1 9999