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Pablo Damian Gimenez Reinoso

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Family
Partner Jimena, children Ana Maria, Lucila and Benjamin
Residence
Pergamino, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2018 at Club de Viajantes in Pergamino, Argentina. "The club taught me that we all have the right to play sports."
Why this sport?
He played able-bodied football from age nine until 14 at Club de Viajantes before switching to Para athletics with the same club after his accident in 2008.
Club / Team
Club de Viajantes: Pergamino, ARG
Name of coach
Carlos Alberto Rodríguez [personal]
Training Regime
He trains at the National Center of High Performance Athletics [CeNARD] in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

General interest

Nicknames
Vikyngo (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Training. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in F57 shot put at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always look ahead regardless of the results. Do not fill your mouth with excuses." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 20 Aug 2021)
Impairment
In October 2008 he was involved in an accident which required a left leg amputation below the knee. (laopinionpergamino.com.ar, 09 Aug 2021)