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Victor del Burgo Colino

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Residence
Móstoles, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Sports Science - Technical University of Madrid: Spain

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age six in Mostoles, Spain.
Why this sport?
He got involved in the sport by chance.
Club / Team
Deporte para DCA: Madrid, ESP

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2017 World Championships. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Juan Manuel Alcalde. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Czech javelin thrower Jan Zelezny. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Enjoy what you do." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was hit in the head by an accidental gunshot in 2010. His injuries resulted in paralysis on the left side of his body. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017; thewangconnection.com, 23 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final 1 2013-07-23 12
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37 Final 1 2017-07-19 7