Paralympic Games
7-18 September

El Salvador at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Carlos Alberto Cortez Cabeza

Carlos Alberto Cortez Cabeza has been swimming blind from a very young age in El Salvador.

ⒸNPC El Salvador

Carlos Alberto Cortez Cabeza has been swimming blind from a very young age in El Salvador. © • NPC El Salvador

·El Salvador has yet to claim its first medal at the Paralympic Summer Games.

·The NPC made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.

·Luis Hector Morales Garcia was El Salvador's only participant in 2012. He finished 20th in the men's 100m T54.

·Carlos Cortez finished fifth in the men's 50m freestyle S11 at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

·America Movil is the rights holding broadcaster in El Salvador for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found at www.clarosports.com.

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