Cornelio Nunez Ordaz
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Three sons, one daughter
Oaxaca de Juárez, MEX
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.
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)
He contracted polio at age one. (noticiasnet.mx, 27 Aug 2012)