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Jesus Rios

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Lima, PER
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Administration Studies, International Business - Peruvian University of Applied Sciences [UPC]: Lima, PER

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first began wheelchair basketball in 2007 before taking up shooting Para sport.
Why this sport?
"I frequently visited the Police Hospital because it was where I underwent my therapies and I was invited to be part of a group who would try out various wheelchair sports. There I started with wheelchair basketball."
Name of coach
Rodrigo Aranguena [national]

General interest

Other sports
He has represented Peru in wheelchair basketball, and competed in the sport at the 2019 Para Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. (lima2019.pe, 29 Aug 2019)
Milestones
He was one of the first three Para shooters to represent Peru at an international competition. Along with Steve Medina and Jorge Arcela, he competed at the 2018 World Cup event in Chateauroux, France. (paralympic.org, 21 Sep 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 16 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (extra.com.pe, 20 Aug 2019)