Alberto Avila Chamorro
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Actor, Athlete, Student
Physical Education, Physiotherapy - Polytechnic University of Madrid: Spain
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in athletics at age 19 in Madrid, Spain.
Why this sport?
He likes that the sport motivates him to beat his personal best every day.
Club / Team
Club Atletismo Las Rozas: Madrid, ESP
Name of coach
He trains from Monday to Friday at the High Performance Training Centre [CAR] in Madrid, Spain.
Boniato (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Spending time with friends and family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the T44 400m at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
He sustained a serious knee injury during his career. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you have a dream, there are no barriers that prevent you achieving it." (Facebook page, 04 Apr 2021; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
He was a medallist at youth level in Para skiing at the Spanish national championships in slalom, giant and super G. He also competed at an IPC European Para snow sport youth circuit event in Slovenia. (albertoavilachamorro.blogspot.com, 11 Aug 2020)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (gndiario.com, 25 Jun 2020)
He was born without a fibula [calf bone] in his right leg. The limb was later amputated below the knee. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; yoocanfind.com, 08 Mar 2017)
|Men's 100 m T44||Heat 1||2017-07-16||11|
|Men's 400 m T44||Final 1||2017-07-17||5|
|Men's 200 m T44||Heat 2||2017-07-21||9|