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Cornelio Nunez Ordaz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Three sons, one daughter
Residence
Oaxaca de Juárez, MEX
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried para-sport in 1976 in Mexico.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to para-sport by a US volunteer who had seen him train during rehabilitation from surgery. He initially took up swimming, but was then invited to also compete in athletics at an event in Mexico City, Mexico.

General interest

Awards and honours
He has received the State Sports Award in Oaxaca, Mexico, in the category of athlete, coach and sports promoter. (noticiasnet.mx, 27 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He contracted polio at age one. (noticiasnet.mx, 27 Aug 2012)