|Track and field (T46)|
|Competitor for Mexico|
|Gold||2008 Beijing||Marathon - T46|
|Bronze||2008 Beijing||5000m - T46|
He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a gold medal in the men's Marathon - T46 event in world record time. He also won a bronze medal in the men's 5000 metres - T46 event.
As of January 2013, his T46 marathon world record, set in Beijing, remains unbeaten.
- "Mario Santillan Hernandez". London 2012 Paralympics.
- Se prepara Mario Santillán para Juegos paralímpicos
- "Photos: Mario Santillan of Mexico wins Men's Marathon T46 gold". Official website of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games Athletics Men's Marathon T46". International Paralympic Committee.
- Mario Santillan's profile on paralympic.org
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