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PACHECO GARCIA Jorge Francisco
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Mexico   
GenderMen
Age51
Place of BirthOaxaca de Juárez, MEX
Height1.59 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Children Ivan [2010] and Alondra [2011]
Residence
Oaxaca de Juárez, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1993.
Why this sport?
His friend encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Wheelchair Sports Association of the State of Oaxaca: Mexico
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Mexico
Location
Hungary
General Interest
Nicknames
Paco (oaxaca.quadratin.com.mx, 11 Jun 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Mexico at four editions of the Parapan American Games. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Gustavo Islas [the owner of the gym where he trains]. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015)
Injuries
In May 2014 he tore a tendon in his right arm while competing at the National Sports Games in Mexico. He returned to competition 11 months later. However, the injury hampered his preparations for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (noticiasnet.mx, 12 May 2014; noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015; libertad-oaxaca.info, 23 Jul 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT PLANS
He would like to retire after competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015; libertad-oaxaca.info, 23 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2006 60kg 135.0