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Jorge Camaron

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F56

Further personal information

Residence
Bucaramanga, COL
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
University of Santander: Bucaramanga, COL

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Club David Serrano: Bucaramanga, COL
Name of coach
Ismael Vega Cely, COL

General interest

Impairment
At age four he was run over by a truck. He lost both of his legs as a result of the accident. (bucaramanga.gov.co, 24 Apr 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a transport officer for a company in Colombia and appreciates the help he has received from them towards his athletic career. "Without the support from the company, I would never even think about winning gold medals." (bucaramanga.gov.co, 24 Apr 2013; metrolinea.gov.co, 13 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 1 2013-07-21 15
Men's Shot Put F56/57 Final 1 2013-07-26 13