Ricardo Santana

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Ricardo Santana
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Venezuela
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 100 metres - T12
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 4x100m - T11-13
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 200 metres - T13
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T12
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 4x400m - T11-13

Ricardo Santana is a Paralympian athlete from Venezuela competing mainly in category T12 sprint events.

Ricardo has competed and medalled at three Paralympics. His first was in Sydney in 2000 where having competed in the T13 100m and 400m he picked up a bronze medal in the T13 200m. In the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens having been reclassified into T12 won a silver medal in the 100m and a bronze in the 200m and was part of the Venezuelan team that finished third in the T11-13 4 × 100 m relay. His third appearance was in 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing where he failed to win any medals in the T12 100m or 200m but did win a silver as part of the T11-13 4 × 100 m team.

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