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JIMENEZ Javier
Sport Para powerlifting, Wheelchair Tennis
NPC Chile   
GenderMen
Age23
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Viņa del Mar, CHI
Occupation
Student
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He switched to Para powerlifting from wheelchair tennis in 2018.
Name of coach
Victor Rubilar [national], CHI
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Chilean Para powerlifter Juan Carlos Garrido . (Canal CDO YouTube channel, 26 Jul 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair tennis at international level. (itftennis.com, 15 may 2017; Canal CDO YouTube channel, 26 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, and the Paralympic Games. (Canal CDO YouTube channel, 26 Jul 2018)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer] in his left femur [thighbone] at age nine. He had part of the bone removed. However, the cancer cell was found in his thigh two years later, resulting in his left leg being amputated above the knee. (latercera.com, 17 Oct 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Ranking (2017/01/02) - Wheelchair Tennis
Rank Year Event Result
208 2017 Singles  
188 2017 Doubles (individual)  
193 2017 Singles  
200 2017 Doubles (individual)  
ParaPan American Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 2019 54kg 123