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Diego Martin Gonzalez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Neuquen, Argentina.
Why this sport?
One of his neighbours convinced him to participate at the Evita Games in Argentina.
Name of coach
Martin Paz

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
São Paulo, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Tincho (hechosdezapala.com.ar, 23 Aug 2019)
Hobbies
Folk music. (paradeportes.com, 01 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coaches Pablo Sanchez and Martin Paz. (rionegro.com.ar, 10 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I have to keep struggling every day. Every accomplishment I achieve is for all those who help me, because I feel their support every time I compete." (rionegro.com.ar, 10 Jul 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2016-09-09 3
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-09 7
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 1 2016-09-11 2
Men's 200 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-12 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Final 1 2017-07-19 7
Men's 100 m T35 Final 1 2017-07-23 6