Antonio Delgado Palomo

Antonio Delgado Palomo (20 September 1957 – 1 April 2021), also known as Antonio Delgado, was a track and field athlete from Spain. He had a disability. He competed at the 1976 Summer Paralympics, winning a gold medal in 100 metre race and first in the long jump.[1]

Antonio Delgado
Medal record
Men's paralympic athletics
Representing  Spain
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Toronto 100 m F
Gold medal – first place 1976 Toronto Long jump F
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul Long jump B1
Bronze medal – third place 1984 New York/
Stoke Mandeville
Long jump B1

He was born in Seville on 20 September 1957 and died on 1 April 2021 at the age of 63 from throat cancer.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  2. ^ Ortega, Francisco José (1 April 2021). "Fallece Palomo, un deportista sevillano con mayúsculas" [Palomo dies, a Sevillian athlete with capital letters]. Diario de Sevilla (in Spanish).

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