Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Karelys, one daughter
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
He trained in boxing prior to his accident and later took up table tennis. A coach, Carlos Caballero, spotted him and encouraged him to try para-athletics instead. "Athletics gave me the opportunity to showcase my abilities regardless of the limitations I have."
Watching football. (giron.cu, 06 Aug 2013)
He was in an accident at age 14, which required the amputation of his left arm below the elbow. (results.toronto2015.org, 14 Aug 2015; acn.cu, 08 Dec 2015)
|Men's 100 m T46||Heat 1||2|
|Men's 100 m T46||Final Round||8|
|Men's 200 m T46||Heat 3||2|
|Men's 200 m T46||Final Round||3|
|Men's Long Jump F46||Final Round||4|
|Men's Long Jump T46||Final 1||2013-07-20||4|
|Men's 200 m T46||Semifinal 2||2013-07-21||2|
|Men's 200 m T46||Final 1||2013-07-22||6|
|Men's 400 m T46||Semifinal 2||2013-07-25||3|
|Men's 400 m T46||Final 1||2013-07-26||2|
|Men's Long Jump T47||Final Round||2016-09-14||10|
|Men's 400 m T47||Heat 2||2016-09-16||5|