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Ricardo Robles de La Torre

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F56

Further personal information

Residence
Zinacantepec, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
After his accident he played wheelchair basketball, until he was invited to try athletics.
Name of coach
Adrian Paz Velazquez
Training Regime
He trains for at least four hours a day.

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2014 he received a Sports Award in Toluca, Mexico. (toluca.gob.mx, 03 Dec 2014)
Impairment
He lost both his legs after a railway accident in 1992. (PRIEDOMEX YouTube channel, 15 Sep 2015)
Other information
COACHING
He has been involved in coaching young athletes in Mexico. (oem.com.mx, 03 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 9