Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Son Keiber Jackson Blanco Hernandez
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
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)
To win medals at international competitions. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
His impairment is a result of injuries sustained from gunfire. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)