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Pedro Marquez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He has always been active in sports, playing football and basketball as a boy, as well as taking swimming lessons.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (laverdad.com.mx, 21 Nov 2012)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (parapanamericanos.deporte.org.mx, 01 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight for your dreams and never give up." (laverdad.com.mx, 21 Nov 2012)
Awards and honours
He received the 2012 State Award for Sport in Tamaulipas, Mexico. (tamaulipas.gob.mx, 28 Nov 2012)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (indenl.gob.mx, 18 Oct 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Final 2011-01-22 7
Men's 100 m T35 Final 2011-01-24 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2012-08-31 6
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 1 2012-09-05 5