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CALDERON Ettiam
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cuba   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthMatanzas, CUB
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Karelys, one daughter
Residence
Matanzas, CUB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
He trained in boxing prior to his accident and later took up table tennis. A coach, Carlos Caballero, spotted him and encouraged him to try para-athletics instead. "Athletics gave me the opportunity to showcase my abilities regardless of the limitations I have."
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching football. (giron.cu, 06 Aug 2013)
Impairment
He was in an accident at age 14, which required the amputation of his left arm below the elbow. (results.toronto2015.org, 14 Aug 2015; acn.cu, 08 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 200m T46 22.42
4 2008 Long Jump F46 6.48
8 2008 100m T46 11.57
10 2016 Long Jump T47 6.58
Round 1 2016 400m T47 51.50
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 Long Jump T46 6.60
6 2013 200m T46 22.45
2 2013 400m T46 49.68