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Nicolas Rivero

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Merlo, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 at the San Antonio de Padua Club in Argentina. He took up competitive Para swimming in 2013 at the River Plate stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Why this sport?
"It was the sport I liked the most."
Club / Team
Club Atletico River Plate : Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Marcela Belviso [club], ARG

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Lima, PER

General interest

Nicknames
Nico (Facebook profile, 16 Jun 2021)
Hobbies
Being with friends, studying, training, playing video games. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Marcela Belviso. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian Para swimmer Guillermo Marro. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (merlo.gob.ar, 20 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis, a syndrome that develops multiple joint contractures. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)