Jose Roman Ruiz Castro
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Mechatronical Engineering - Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon [UANL]: San Nicolas de los Garza, MEX
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016 in Monterrey, Mexico.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up Para sport after moving to Monterrey, Mexico. "I was told to go to the High Performance Centre to do some tests. But I couldn't run, jump or do other disciplines, so shot put was ideal for me."
Club / Team
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon [UANL]: San Nicolas de los Garza, MEX
Name of coach
Alejandro Laberdesque Vazquez [club, national]
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Tigres Direccion de Deportes de la UANL Facebook page, 22 Jan 2019)
He was diagnosed with a brain stem tumour in 2011, which resulted in his impairment. (reflectores.mx, 26 Aug 2019)