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Anderson Alexander Colorado Mina

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Family
Partner Carolina Suarez
Residence
Ibarra, ECU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 13 in 2012 at the High Performance Centre in Carpuela, Ecuador.
Why this sport?
He was involved in boxing when he was younger, but switched to athletics following encouragement from coach German Celso Chala.
Name of coach
German Celso Chala

General interest

Nicknames
Mayweather [after the US boxer Floyd Mayweather because he liked boxing] (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T20 400m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His coach German Celso Chala. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Injuries
An injury prevented him from competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (elcomercio.com, 21 Nov 2019)

He struggled with recurrent hamstring injuries early in his career. (elcomercio.com, 21 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named among the Best Athletes of the Year at the 2019 Paralympic Gala organised by the Ecuadorian Paralympic Committee and the Ministry of Sports in Ecuador. (elmercurio.com.ec, 19 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)