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LINARES David
Sport Para swimming
NPC Peru   
GenderMen
Age19
Place of BirthLima, PER
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lima, PER
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up competitive swimming in 2018 in Lima, Peru.
Why this sport?
He began the sport as a form of rehabilitation. He later took up competitive swimming when he found out that he could compete.
Name of coach
Ivan Reyes [national]
Training Regime
He trains at the Aquatic Centre of the National Sports Village [VIDENA] in Lima, Peru.
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Peru
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Lima, PER
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (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
His mother. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Impairment
He was born with hypotonic neuropathy, which affects his muscle strength. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 50m Backstroke S2 2:18.04 
8 2019 50m Freestyle S2 2:18.35 
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 50m Backstroke S2 2:20.88