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Rogelio Emmanuel Martinez Segura

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
Mérida, MEX
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015.
Training Regime
He trains at the Salvador Alvarado stadium in Merida, Mexico.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Mexican para-athlete Freddy Sandoval Chi. (peninsuladeportiva.com, 01 Jan 2016)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball for the Venados de Yucatan club in Mexico. He has also competed in powerlifting at national level in Mexico. (yucatan.gob.mx, 12 Aug 2016; peninsuladeportiva.com, 01 Jan 2016)
Ambitions
To become a sports coach. (yucatan.com.mx, 15 Nov 2016)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cancer in his right foot at age 10, which resulted him having his leg amputated below the knee at age 13. (yucatanahora.com, 30 Jul 2016)