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Sixto Roman Moreta Criollo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
"All my family like sports and I have always liked running, so when I found that I could compete I had no doubts. I started in road races until coach Patricio Villacorte saw my potential in 2014 and I started to compete on the track."
Training Regime
He trains every day from 08:00 to 11:00 and from 16:30 to 18:00.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ecuador
Location
Brazil

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching TV series, going for walks. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Claiming two medals at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge, US distance runner Galen Rupp. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2019 an injury kept him off the track for two months. (El Comercio Ecuador, 26 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (lahora.com.ec, 17 Aug 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-19 10