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Jose Roman Ruiz Castro

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T36, F36

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
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]

General interest

Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Tigres Direccion de Deportes de la UANL Facebook page, 22 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with a brain stem tumour in 2011, which resulted in his impairment. (reflectores.mx, 26 Aug 2019)