Jonathan Andres Avellaneda
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
He trains every day for up to four hours in Misiones, Argentina.
Yoni (elequipo-deportea.com, 27 Sep 2016)
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)
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)
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