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Juan Carlos Caballero

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Daughters Laura Sofia and Laura Isabella
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Media Production - University of the Isthmus: Panama City, PAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 14 in Panama.
Why this sport?
"I liked the sport and the opportunities it offers."
Club / Team
Asociacion Nacional de Deportes para Ciegos: Panama

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Panama

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2019 Lima Open in Peru. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Panamanian long jumper Irving Saladino. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
At an early age he was diagnosed with high myopia. The condition meant he had a retina detachment at age 13. He underwent surgery but the condition did not improve. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is president of the National Association of Sports for the Blind [ANADEPC] in Panama. (iphe.gob.pa, 16 Oct 2020)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has a degree in international business from the Technological University of Panama. (tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)