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Jorge Francisco Pacheco Garcia

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Children Ivan [2010] and Alondra [2011]
Residence
Oaxaca de Juárez, MEX
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1993.
Why this sport?
His friend encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Wheelchair Sports Association of the State of Oaxaca: Mexico

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Mexico
Location
Hungary

General interest

Nicknames
Paco (oaxaca.quadratin.com.mx, 11 Jun 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Mexico at four editions of the Parapan American Games. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Gustavo Islas [the owner of the gym where he trains]. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015)
Injuries
In May 2014 he tore a tendon in his right arm while competing at the National Sports Games in Mexico. He returned to competition 11 months later. However, the injury hampered his preparations for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (noticiasnet.mx, 12 May 2014; noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015; libertad-oaxaca.info, 23 Jul 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT PLANS
He would like to retire after competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015; libertad-oaxaca.info, 23 Jul 2015)