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CABALLERO Juan Carlos
Sport Para athletics
NPC Panama   
GenderMen
Age30
Height1.67 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughters Laura Sofia and Laura Isabella
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Media Production - University of the Isthmus: Panama City, PAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 14 in Panama.
Why this sport?
"I liked the sport and the opportunities it offers."
Club / Team
Asociacion Nacional de Deportes para Ciegos: Panama
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Panama
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2019 Lima Open in Peru. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Panamanian long jumper Irving Saladino. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
At an early age he was diagnosed with high myopia. The condition meant he had a retina detachment at age 13. He underwent surgery but the condition did not improve. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is president of the National Association of Sports for the Blind [ANADEPC] in Panama. (iphe.gob.pa, 16 Oct 2020)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has a degree in international business from the Technological University of Panama. (tvn-2.com, 12 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2019 Shot Put F11 10.21
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2019 Shot Put F11 8.88