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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Rolando Avila

Wheelchair Tennis

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Durango, MEX
Occupation
Medical Professional
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started at Club Campestre de Durango
Why this sport?
His parents also played the sport.
Name of coach
Erick Roberto Arellano
Coach from which country?
Mexico
Coach from what year?
2001
Training Regime
He trains three or four times a week either in the gym or swimming pool.

International debut

Year
1993
Competing for
Mexico

General interest

Nicknames
Rolys. (elsiglodedurango.com.mx, 17 Jun 2007)
Hobbies
Reading, listening to music, outdoor activities. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2011)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2011)
Injuries
He has injured his right shoulder during his career. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2011)
Other sports
He also plays table tennis. (itftennis.com, 26 Jun 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Singles 1/32nd final 608
Men's Singles 1/16th final 508
Men's Doubles 1/16th final 506
Men's Doubles 1/8th final 408