Origin of Impairment
S9, SB9, SM9
Further personal information
Physiotherapy - University of the Americas [UDLA]: Quito, ECU
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
He liked football, but his impairment prevented him from playing. His parents were then encouraged to get him involved in swimming.
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Try and fail, but don't fail to try." (Facebook profile, 05 Jun 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (eltelegrafo.com.ec, 15 Apr 2017)
He was diagnosed with polio at age two months, despite having been vaccinated against the illness. The condition caused an impairment that predominantly affects his right leg. (eltelegrafo.com.ec, 15 Apr 2017)