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Sergio Paz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Buenos Aires, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez: Argentina
Name of coach
Javier Alvarez [national]

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Argentina
Location
Mar del Plata, ARG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Facebook profile, 22 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Javier Alvarez. (Facebook profile, 22 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
His father. (IPC, 30 Sep 2009)
Injuries
A sports hernia disrupted his preparation for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (detrasdelosaros.com, 25 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was Argentina's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (fadeciegos.org.ar, 31 Jan 2011)
Other sports
He has competed in goalball. (zonanortediario.com.ar, 07 Mar 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 2011-01-22 4
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 2011-01-24 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
Men's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-03 19
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2013-07-20 2
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 1 2013-07-25 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-27 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus F11 Final Round 2016-09-12 6