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BARRETO Hernán
Sport Para athletics
NPC Argentina   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthBuenos Aires, ARG
Height1.65 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
One daughter
Residence
Zárate, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10.
Why this sport?
His physical education teacher Norma Mayol took him to a club to begin training. "Life took me to sport, it found me."
Club / Team
Deporte Zarate: Buenos Aires, ARG
Name of coach
Ariel Gustavo Gonzalez, ARG, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Guadalajara, MEX
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada, and claiming bronze at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017; area18.com.ar, 05 Apr 2016; zaratealerta.com.ar, 15 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Norma Mayol. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Injuries
He was troubled by an injury to his right hamstring in the early part of 2016. (lanacion.com.ar, 13 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Your only rival is yourself." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold or silver medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paradeportes.com, 31 May 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 100m T35 13.26
3 2012 200m T35 26.59
3 2016 100m T35 12.85
3 2016 200m T35 26.50
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 100m T35 13.21
3 2013 200m T35 26.13
5 2013 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 52.34
4 2015 200m T35 26.31
4 2015 100m T35 13.11
2 2017 200m T35 26.35
3 2017 100m T35 12.78