Leonardo Díaz (throwing events)

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Leornado Diaz
Personal information
Full name Leonardo Díaz Aldana
Nationality Cuban
Born (1975-02-16) 16 February 1975 (age 41)
Bayamo, Cuba
Country Cuba
Sport Athletics
Event(s) F56 Shot put
F56 Discus
F56 Javelin

Leonardo Díaz (born 16 February 1975) is a Paralympian athlete from Cuba competing mainly in category F56 throwing events.[1][2]

Leonardo has competed in the shot, discus and javelin in three consecutive Paralympics. In his first in Athens in 2004 he failed to finish in the medal positions. On returning four years later to Beijing he won the gold medal in the F55/56 category discus, a feat he replicated in London in 2012.


  1. ^ Paralímpicos de Londres´12: Ascienden a 23 los clasificados cubanos 07 de Junio de 2012 "Leonardo Díaz"
  2. ^ "Diaz Aldana, Leonardo Felipe". ipc.infostradasports.com. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 

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