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David Concepcion Yerves Ku

Para dance sport


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
L&F2, SC2

Further personal information

Cancún, MEX
Coach, Teacher

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
A dancing enthusiast before his stroke, he took up Para dance sport at a rehabilitation centre. “In rehabilitation one of the therapists told me there was a wheelchair dance group, and it was this way I discovered this beautiful sport of Para dance.”
Name of coach
Jazmin Hernandez [personal]
Training Regime
He trains at the Kuchil Baxal sports complex in Cancun, Mexico. His training consists of three three-hour sessions per week dancing and three more weekly sessions at the gym, of two hours each.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (, 26 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US Para dancer Riccardo Cocchi. (, 26 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
“I am a disciplined, dedicated and determined person.” (, 26 Nov 2019)
He sustained a stroke at age 29 that resulted in paralysis of his lower limbs. (, 03 May 2018)
Other information
He is an educational advisor for people with impairments in Cancun, Mexico. (, 26 Nov 2019)

He has been a Para dance sport coach of Quintana Roo state in Mexico. (, 08 Jun 2016)


Unit Date Rank
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 13
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 10
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 13
Men's Single Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 14
Combi Standard Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 17