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David Linares

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S2

Further personal information

Residence
Lima, PER
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up competitive swimming in 2018 in Lima, Peru.
Why this sport?
He began the sport as a form of rehabilitation. He later took up competitive swimming when he found out that he could compete.
Name of coach
Ivan Reyes [national]
Training Regime
He trains at the Aquatic Centre of the National Sports Village [VIDENA] in Lima, Peru.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Peru
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Lima, PER

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Impairment
He was born with hypotonic neuropathy, which affects his muscle strength. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)