Jesus Antonio Zavala Manuel
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14.
Why this sport?
He got involved in swimming as part of his rehabilitation. He later was advised by coach Marisol Anahi Lara Estudillo to start competing.
Club / Team
Veracruz State [MEX] / Asociacion Deportiva Minatitlan [MEX]:
Name of coach
Marisol Anahi Lara Estudillo [personal]
He trains for up to three hours a day, six days a week.
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ansmultimedios.com, 29 Mar 2018)
He was born with phocomelia in his left arm. This syndrome is characterised by limb malformation. (ansmultimedios.com, 29 Mar 2018)