Lazaro Cordero Soto

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9

Further personal information

Residence
United States
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Devilrays Swim Club: Miami, FL, USA
Name of coach
Yand Martinez [club]

General interest

Impairment
At age 10 he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer] in his left femur [upper leg]. He underwent three operations and two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy in Cuba. He went on to have two operations in United States of America, but had to have his left leg amputated above the knee. (southdadenewsleader.com, 20 Apr 2015; elnuevoherald.com, 16 Apr 2015)