Jorge Miguel Corvalan Benitez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 13.
Why this sport?
Coach Edith Arraspide invited him to the swimming team's training sessions because he had a good physique for the sport.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Carlos Tevez, Argentinian para-swimmer Ariel Quassi. (mundovilla.com, 28 May 2014)
Impairment
His leg was amputated at age eight after he was involved in an accident on train tracks. (mundovilla.com, 28 May 2014)
Other information
FROM PARAGUAY TO ARGENTINA
His family moved to Argentina from Paraguay when he was age one. (mundovilla.com, 28 May 2014)