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Jonathan Andres Avellaneda

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T63

Further personal information

Residence
Eldorado, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Club / Team
Federacion Argentina de Deportes sobre Silla de Ruedas [FADESIR]: Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Pablo Fornari, ARG, from 2014
Training Regime
He trains every day for up to four hours in Misiones, Argentina.

General interest

Nicknames
Yoni (elequipo-deportea.com, 27 Sep 2016)
Hobbies
Supporting Argentinian football team Boca Juniors. (Facebook profile, 12 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games, and competing at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (paradeportes.com, 06 Aug 2016; deportesmisiones.com.ar, 11 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Leonardo Ibarra. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Juan Roman Riquelme. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was bitten by a type of viper at age four, which resulted in his left leg being amputated above the knee. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017; territoriodigital.com, 13 Aug 2015; posadas.tumisiones.com, 03 Nov 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final 1 2015-10-22 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final Round 2016-09-09 9
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final 1 2017-07-22 4