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Jose Luis Pizo Rincon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Cali, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics with able-bodied athletes in 2009 in Popayan, Colombia. He took up Para athletics in 2016.
Why this sport?
"I nearly qualified for the [able-bodied] 2012 National Games in Colombia. Then, in 2016, I began with Para athletics and found this to be a great opportunity to represent my city and my country."
Club / Team
Club Integramos: Cali, COL
Name of coach
Wilfran Cardona, COL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a South American championship in 2016. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt, British athlete Mo Farah. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance breaks all barriers." (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy and has hemiparesis on the left side of his body. (caucaextremo.com, 01 May 2016; Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Heat 2 2017-07-14 8
Men's 800 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-16 4
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-22 5