Juan Andres Torres Delgadillo
Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Why this sport?
His coach switched him to para-athletics.
Club / Team
Name of coach
Hugo Cesar Cortes Garza, MEX, from 2010
Pan American Games
Toronto, ON, CAN
Loocky (Facebook profile, 21 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Czech javelin thrower Jan Zelezny, Finnish javelin thrower Tero Piitkamaki. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Practice makes perfect." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received an acknowledgement for his results by the Nuevo Leon state congress in 2015. (ahoranoticias.mx, 28 Jan 2016)
During birth he was affected by perinatal hypoxia, which deprives the brain of oxygen. The condition resulted in cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
|Men's Javelin F37||Final 1||2015-10-23||5|
|Men's Discus Throw F37||Final 1||2015-10-30||11|