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JIMENEZ Angel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cuba   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthVilla Clara, CUB
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Family
Four children
Residence
Villa Clara, CUB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Sport Studies - Manuel Fajardo Higher Institute of Physical Culture [ISCF]: Cuba
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 11 in Villa Clara, Cuba.
Why this sport?
His family was involved in the sport.
Name of coach
Luis Alberto Bueno Chavez [national], CUB
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, watching TV. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T13 long jump at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, silver in the same event at the 2012 Games in London, and silver in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2004 Games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His mother, his wife and his children. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Cuban long jumper Ivan Pedroso. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 44.60 
1 2004 Long Jump F13 7.15 
2 2012 Long Jump F13 7.14
9 2021 Long Jump T12 6.25
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 Long Jump T11/12 6.67
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2002 Long Jump F13 6.88
6 2006 100m T13 11.42
1 2006 Long Jump F13 7.05