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Sandra Sarmiento

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S6

Further personal information

Residence
Bogotá, COL
Occupation
Student
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
She got involved in the sport as part of her physical therapy, and her doctor then encouraged her to start competing. "I didn't know anything about Paralympic sport."
Name of coach
William Jimenez [national]; Luis Carlos Calderon [national], COL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (liganatacionbogota.com, 04 Apr 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her coaches. (liganatacionbogota.com, 04 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (liganatacionbogota.com, 04 Apr 2019)