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RIVERO Nicolás
Sport Para swimming
NPC Argentina   
GenderMen
Age20
Place of BirthMariano Moreno, ARG
Height1.50 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Merlo, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 at the San Antonio de Padua Club in Argentina. He took up competitive Para swimming in 2013 at the River Plate stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Why this sport?
"It was the sport I liked the most."
Club / Team
Club Atletico River Plate : Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Marcela Belviso [club], ARG
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Lima, PER
General Interest
Nicknames
Nico (Facebook profile, 16 Jun 2021)
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, studying, training, playing video games. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Marcela Belviso. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian Para swimmer Guillermo Marro. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2021 he received the River Plate Value Award from the CA River Plate club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (lapaginamillonaria.com, 18 Nov 2021)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis, a syndrome that causes multiple joint contractures. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2021 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:46.52
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2019 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:47.97
7 2019 100m Backstroke S6 1:35.84
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:50.14
4 2022 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:48.28