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Javier Josue Hernandez Rodriguez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
United States
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Orlando, FL, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He learned to swim for safety reasons.
Club / Team
Trinity Prep Aquatics: Winter Park, FL, USA

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Puerto Rico
Location
Indianapolis, IN, USA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the final of the S14 100m backstroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (ncsasports.org, 15 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Swimming has helped me grow as a person, as an athlete, and is leading me to focus my efforts to achieve my dreams." (ncsasports.org, 15 Mar 2019)
Impairment
He has autism. (elnuevodia.com, 07 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2017-12-06 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 2 2017-12-07 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Final 1 2017-12-07 8