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Jose Nieves

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Wife Sandra, daughters Omayra and Noorayshea
Residence
Gurabo, PUR
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Criminology - University of Turabo: Gurabo, PUR

General interest

Impairment
In 1997 he injured his spinal cord while carrying out a task related to his military service. (usparalympicsnieves.weebly.com, Jun 2012)
Other information
ARMY AND POLICE
He joined the US Army in 1977, moving to work with Puerto Rico Police two years later. In 1988 he enlisted in the Puerto Rico National Guard. (usparalympicsnieves.weebly.com, Jun 2012)

OTHER STUDIES
He has studied rehabilitation counselling at University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. (Facebook profile, 05 Dec 2016)

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 9999
Men's Javelin F54-56 Final 1 2013-07-24 13