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1752-Sebastian Baldassarri photo

Sebastian Baldassarri

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Isabella
Residence
Buenos Aires, ARG
Occupation
Coordinator
Languages
Spanish, English
Higher education
Law - National University of La Plata: Argentina

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shot put at age 14.
Why this sport?
He originally began the sport as a hobby.
Training Regime
He trains every morning from Monday to Friday. His sessions take place at the National Centre of High Performance Athletics [CeNARD] in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Argentina
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Madrid, ESP

General interest

Nicknames
El Torito [Little Bull] (juanpabloeijo.blogspot.com.es, 27 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
His family. (diariopublicable.com, 13 Dec 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You have to give everything, climbing step by step to keep growing." (paradeportes.com, 11 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the 2010 Paralympic Merit Diploma Konex Award in Argentina. (fundacionkonex.com.ar, 14 Sep 2010)

In 2009 he received the Golden Jorge Newberry Award as the Best Athlete of the Year from the council in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (lanacion.ar, 31 May 2016; juanpabloeijo.blogspot.com, 26 Jul 2014)
Impairment
He lost his vision in a car accident at age 12. (erisanchez.com.ar, 10 Dec 2010; paredeportes.com, 11 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F11 Final Round 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11/12 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 8
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final Round 4
Men's Shot Put F11 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F11 Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Men's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-03 14
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2013-07-20 4
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 1 2013-07-25 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-27 9