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Ulises Palacios Perez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64, F64

Further personal information

Residence
Cuauhtémoc, MEX
Occupation
Engineer
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - National Polytechnic Institute: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I started training as part of my rehabilitation to be able to master the prosthesis."

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2019 he received a Sporting Achievement Award from the mayor of Gustavo A. Madero in Mexico. (latitudmegalopolis.com, 21 Aug 2019)
Other sports
He competed in able-bodied athletics and football at university level in Mexico. (donadora.org, 01 Nov 2017; mugsnoticias.com.mx, 01 Jul 2017; panelcontenido.fmaa.mx, 01 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (donadora.org, 01 Nov 2017)
Impairment
In May 2016 he was involved in a traffic accident, which resulted in his right leg being amputated. (donadora.org, 01 Nov 2017; mugsnoticias.com.mx, 01 Jul 2017; jornada.com.mx, 19 Jun 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a mechanical engineer at ICA Fluor Daniel, S. de R.L. de C.V, a construction company based in Benito Juarez, Mexico. (LinkedIn profile, 2019)