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AGUILERA CRUZ Uliser
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cuba   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthBanes, CUB
Height1.88 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Banes, CUB
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Banes, Cuba.
Why this sport?
A local coach encouraged him to compete in an athletics event, where he took part in the javelin and shot put competitions.
Name of coach
Xiomara Rivero [national], CUB
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Cuba
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F13 javelin throw at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xiomara Rivero and his family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German javelin thrower Thomas Rohler. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named one of the 10 Best Para Athletes by the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation [INDER] in Cuba. (cibercuba.com, 10 Dec 2019)

In 2018 and 2019 he was named the Athlete of the Year in Banes, Cuba. (radiobanes.icrt.cu, 20 Dec 2019, 01 Dec 2018)

In 2018 he was named Para Athlete of the Year in Cuba. (ahora.cu, 04 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (juventudrebelde, 10 Sep 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is due to degenerative myopia and a basketball accident. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; juventudrebelde, 10 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2021 Javelin Throw F13 59.89
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2019 Javelin Throw F13 59.12
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2019 Javelin Throw F13 58.91