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Roger Saavedra

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Chitré, PAN
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was invited to try the sport by coach Hugo Lombardo. "I identify myself with athletics, especially with shot put and javelin throw."

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Panama
Location
Managua, NCA

General interest

Hobbies
Science fiction, writing, astronomy. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hugo Lombardo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Panamanian Para athlete Said Gomez. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of toxoplasmosis. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Panamanian Association of Vision Impairment [APPEDIVI], as president of the Panama Trekking Association, and was a founder of the Baru Volcano Trekking project. (radiolaprimerisima.com, 02 Jul 2017; elmudo.sv, 16 Feb 2016)