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Francisco Javier Ramirez Torres

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power, Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing at age 18.
Why this sport?
He went to Leon, Mexico, to visit some friends, and after watching them run with his wheelchair he decided he wanted to take up the sport himself.

General interest

Nicknames
Kiko (periodicocorreo.com.mx, 28 Sep 2014)
Impairment
He contracted polio at age 18 months after not receiving the correct vaccine. The illness resulted in dystrophy, causing limited mobility and strength in his feet. (periodicocorreo.com.mx, 28 Sep 2014; oem.com.mx, 04 Nov 2009)