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Julius Jun Obero

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Cainta, Philippines.
Why this sport?
He began the sport as part of a therapeutic programme at Tahanang Walang Hagdan in Cainta, Philippines.
Name of coach
Genice Marquez [national], PHI

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"The key to success is to always believe in yourself first, no matter what. When you start to believe in yourself, that is the moment others will believe in you. Do not ever let your disability be a hindrance in reaching your goals in life. Make your disability a motivation to always move two steps forward." (paralympic.org, 28 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He and dance partner Rhea Marquez performed at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (antaranews.com, 06 Oct 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He and dance partner Rhea Marquez reached the semifinal stage of the 2018 version of the Philippine television talent show 'Pilipinas Got Talent'. (Pilipinas Got Talent YouTube channel, 26 Jan 2018; Facebook team page, 14 Apr 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 7
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 4
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 1
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 4
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 1
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 1
Men's Single Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 4
Bonn 2019 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Bonn, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2019-11-29 2
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2019-12-01 3