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Jorge Tarazon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lynn, sons Paul Antonio and Jorge Antonio [2014]
Residence
Glendale, AZ, USA
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Political Science - University of Arizona: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in Tucson, AZ, United States of America.
Why this sport?
Orientation and mobility coach David DeWeese suggested he take up Para athletics.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work is the only way to success." (gofundme.com, 01 Jun 2015)
Other sports
He has won multiple national championships in goalball. (gofundme.com, 01 Jun 2015; borp.org, 16 Dec 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (gofundme.com, 01 Jun 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2013-07-20 7
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 1 2013-07-25 8