Ivan Alejandro Esquivel Ramirez
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended swimming as a form of rehabilitation. "I began swimming and realised how much I liked it, and that I had a talent for it."
Watching movies. (polideportivo.mx, 28 Jun 2015)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (polideportivo.mx, 28 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a Jalisco State Youth Award for Sports in 2015 in Mexico. (transparencia.info.jalisco.gob.mx, 01 Sep 2015; milenio.com, 03 Sep 2015)
His impairment is a result of the effects of a tumour in his spine, detected at age eight. (polideportivo.mx, 28 Jun 2015)