Mauro Máximo de Jesús

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Mauro Máximo de Jesús
Medal record
Representing  Mexico
Paralympic athletics
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Shot Put – F53
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Shot Put – F53/54
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Shot Put – F53
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Javelin Throw – F53
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Shot Put – F52/53
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Shot Put – F52

Mauro Máximo de Jesús (born 13 February 1957 in Aculco)[1] is a Paralympian athlete from Mexico competing mainly in category F53 throwing events.[2]


He competed in all three F52 throws at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States winning a bronze medal in the shot put. In Sydney, Australia in 2004 Summer Paralympics he won two silvers in the F53 shot put and javelin. In 2004 he improved his shot put to win the gold medal in the F53 class but this time failed to medal in either the F52-53 javelin or F53 discus. In 2008 Summer Paralympics he defended his shot put gold medal in the F53/54 class but again failed to medal in the F53/54 javelin. In the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, he won the silver medal in the shot put in the F52/53 category.


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