Leticia Torres

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Not to be confused with Leticia Torres (footballer).
Leticia Torres
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Mexico
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 100 metres - 1C
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 200 metres - 1C
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 400 metres - 1C
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 800 metres - 1C
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul 1500 metres - 1C
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 200 metres - T51
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 100 metres - TW2
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 200 metres - TW2
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 400 metres - TW2
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 800 metres - TW2
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 400 metres - T51
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T52
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T52

Leticia Torres is a paralympic athlete from Mexico competing mainly in category T52 sprint events.

Letitia has competed in five Paralympics winning a total of thirteen medals. Her first games in 1988 were easily her most successful with winning gold in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m and finishing second in the 1500m to West Germany's Yolande Hansen. In her next games in 1992 she would win bronze medals in the 100m, 200m and 400m but crowned this off with a silver in the 800m. 1996 Summer Paralympics would see her improve in the 200m to a silver with a bronze in 400m but for the first time she failed to medal in an event when finishing fifth in the 800m. 2000 would prove a low point with Letitia failing to win a medal in any of the 200m, 400m, 800m or 1500m. She did return for the 2004 Summer Paralympics where she competed in her first field event in the Paralympics when finishing fifth in the discus but returned to medal winning in the 200m and 400m with two bronze medals.[1]

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