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Jackson Blanco

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Son Keiber Jackson Blanco Hernandez
Residence
Caracas, VEN
Occupation
Storeperson
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2003 in Caracas, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
"I saw an exhibition of Para powerlifting at the national rehabilitation institute, which inspired me to start the sport."
Club / Team
Club Fenix: Caracas, VEN
Name of coach
Jorge Veliz, from 2002

General interest

Hobbies
Going to the beach. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2018 Americas Open Championships in Bogota, Colombia. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019; paralympic.org, 09 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jorge Veliz.(Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win medals at international competitions. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of injuries sustained from gunfire. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)