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Freddy Sandoval

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Mérida, MEX
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 21 in Merida, Mexico.
Why this sport?
He enjoys competition and the opportunity it gives him to perform every day.
Club / Team
Merida: Mérida, MEX
Name of coach
Francisco Vergara [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Yuca, Chivo (Athlete, 19 Jun 2007; reporteroshoy.mx, 14 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Mexican wheelchair racer Saul Mendoza. (discapacinet.gob.mx, 05 Jun 2007)
Injuries
He had surgery that kept him out of action in 2009. (peninsuladeportiva.com, 07 Feb 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he won the Yucatan Paralympic Sport Merit Award. (mipuntodevista.com, 16 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 5
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Final Round 4
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 3 5
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m T53/54 Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 3 7
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 3 6
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Semifinal 2 2011-01-22 6
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 4 2011-01-22 3
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 4 2011-01-24 6
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-24 9999
Men's 200 m T54 Semifinal 2 2011-01-25 7
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-27 7