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Juan Andres Torres Delgadillo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Residence
Monterrey, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish

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
Jaguares: Mexico
Name of coach
Hugo Cesar Cortes Garza, MEX, from 2010

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
Pan American Games
Location
Toronto, ON, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
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)
Impairment
During birth he was affected by perinatal hypoxia, which deprives the brain of oxygen. The condition resulted in cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37 Final 1 2015-10-23 5
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2015-10-30 11