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Paola Lizette Ruvalcaba Nunez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Guadalajara, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 11 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Why this sport?
"I am passionate about swimming."
Club / Team
Jalisco State: Mexico
Name of coach
Margarita Hernandez Contreras [personal], from 2016

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Her performance at the 2017 Can Am Championships in Windsor, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US Para swimmer Jessica Long. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always move forward." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received the Sports Merit Medal in Guadalajara, Mexico. (informador.mx, 18 Dec 2018)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of septic arthritis and a bone infection. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2017-12-03 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2017-12-06 4