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Oscar David Herrera

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Valencia, VEN
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2004 in Valencia, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
He likes the fact that it is an individual sport.
Club / Team
Club Atletismo La Candelaria: Valencia, VEN
Name of coach
Elena Gorchanova
Coach from what year?
2012

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Venezuela
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2006 World Championships in Assen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is life." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-28 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-06 7
Men's 400 m T11 Heat 1 2012-09-06 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-24 9