Page back
LÓPEZ BURGOS Bayron Gabriel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Ecuador   
GenderMen
Age43
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Dalila, daughter Adriana
Residence
Quito, ECU
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
During his rehabilitation his sister took him to wheelchair basketball in Quito, Ecuador. This sport led him to try swimming and marathons.
Why this sport?
He enjoys it.
Name of coach
Edmundo Hidalgo
Coach from which country?
Ecuador
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family, especially his sister Legny. (stepsintolife.npage.eu, 28 Oct 2010)
Other sports
He played wheelchair basketball and swam in Quito, Ecuador. (stepsintolife.npage.eu, 28 Oct 2010)
Ambitions
To help other Ecuadoreans with impairments.(stepsintolife.npage.eu, 28 Oct 2010)
Impairment
At age 18, his left leg was amputated following a motorcycle accident. (stepsintolife.npage.eu, 28 Oct 2010)
Other information
EDUCATION
Because his family was poor he started working at age 12 so could not finish his schooling. At age 31 he resumed his high school studies via distance education. (stepsintolife.npage.eu, 28 Oct 2010, marathon-sports.com, 28 Oct 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.