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Hector Alejandro Garcia Gomez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T42, F42

Further personal information

Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up athletics by a coach who used to play in the same amputee football team as him.
Name of coach
Jorge Alberto Gonzalez [club]
Training Regime
He trains up to three hours a day.

General interest

Nicknames
Flaco [Skinny]. (horaceronl.com, 28 Nov 2016)
Famous relatives
He has played amputee football at national level. (horaceronl.com, 28 Nov 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (horaceronl.com, 28 Nov 2016)
Impairment
He was born without a tibia [shin bone] in his right leg, which resulted in limb being amputated below the knee. (horacero.com.mx, 30 Nov 2016)