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GONZALES Jose
Sport Para swimming
NPC Peru   
GenderMen
Age63
Height1.64 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lima, PER
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
Started the sport in 1971.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by teachers and physiotherapists to get into the sport for rehabilitation purposes.
Club / Team
Aquatica Sports Centre: Peru
Name of coach
Marco Chainven
Coach from what year?
2007
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
1971
Competing for
Peru
Tournament
Pan American Games
Location
Jamaica
General Interest
Nicknames
Pepe. (Athlete, 23 Jun 2007)
Impairment
He is confined to a wheelchair due to Poliomyelitis. (Athlete, 23 Jun 2007)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2004 100m Backstroke S7 1:29.50
7 2004 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:43.26
10 2008 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:46.67
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2003 50m Freestyle S7 38.45
2 2003 100m Backstroke S7 1:27.54
2 2003 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:44.45
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2002 100m Backstroke S7 1:29.79
6 2002 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:43.80