Salvador Hernández

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Salvador Hernández Mondragón
2012 Paralympics Men's 200m T52 Victory Ceremony.jpg
Hernández (right) at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.
Personal information
Nationality Mexican
Sport
Country  Mexico
Sport Athletics
Event(s) sprints

Salvador Hernández Mondragón (born December 31, 1973)[1] is an athlete and Paralympian from Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico[2] competing mainly in category T51/T52 wheelchair racing events.

He competed in the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States. There he finished seventh in the men's 1500 metres T51 event, finished seventh in the men's 100 metres T51 event, finished fifth in the men's 200 metres T51 event, finished fourth in the men's 400 metres T51 event, finished eighth in the men's 800 metres T51 event and finished tenth in the men's 800 metres T51 event. He also competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia having been reclassified as a T52 athlete. He won a gold medal in the men's 200 metres T52 event, a gold medal in the men's 400 metres T52 event and a silver medal in the men's 100 metres T52 event. He also competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece., a gold medal in the men's 100 metres T52 event, a silver medal in the men's 200 metres T52 event and finished sixth in the men's 400 metres T52 event. He competed in his fourth Paralympics in 2008 in Beijing, China. There he finished fourth in the men's 100 metres T52 event, finished seventh in the men's 200 metres T52 event and finished sixteenth in the men's 400 metres T52 event.

In Rio 2016 he earned bronze medal in the 100 T52 final.[3] Then he failed to reach the 400 meters final.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Guadalupe Cruzaley y Salvador Hernández Ganadores del Premio Estatal del Deporte 2013
  3. ^ "¡Bronce de Salvador Hernández!". Sportspedia México. Sportspedia México. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Pérez Juárez a final de 400 metros T52". Sportspedia México. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 

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