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Yaumara Casero Sanchez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Santiago de Cuba, CUB

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Coach Ananey Salas encouraged her to take up the sport because of her long arms. "I did not enjoy swimming, but this apathy became a challenge that I could overcome thanks to her."

General interest

Nicknames
Mimi (tvsantiagoenlared.blogspot.com, 16 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she was named among the 10 Most Outstanding Para Athletes of the Year in Cuba, as well as the Best Youth Female Para Athlete of the Year. (jit.cu, 03 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Parapan American Games and the Paralympic Games. (tvsantiagoenlared.blogspot.com, 16 Mar 2016)
Impairment
She lost her right leg after she was struck by a van while riding her bicycle in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. (tvsantiagoenlared.blogspot.com, 16 Mar 2016; tiempo-extra-90.blogspot.com, 27 Jan 2016)