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Edwards Varela

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Caracas, VEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in Para athletics at age 21 in Caracas, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
A coach saw his potential and introduced him to the sport.
Name of coach
Brandon Gabriel Echenagucia [personal]

General interest

Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F37 discus throw at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, and placing fourth in the same event at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Venezuelan triple jumper Yulimar Rojas. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2021)