Marlon Lopez

Marlon Lopez (born December 13, 1975) is a retired American Paralympic judoka who competed at international level events. He competed at three Paralympic Games winning two bronze medals.[1][2]

Marlon Lopez
Personal information
Born (1975-12-13) 13 December 1975 (age 45)
Guatemala
Sport
Country United States
SportParalympic judo
DisabilityVisual impairment

Lopez contracted Stevens–Johnson syndrome when he was nine years old after having a severe allergic reaction to medication leading to him being partially sighted.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LA's Lopez Wins Bronze in Judo". Los Angeles Times. 20 October 2000.
  2. ^ "Marlon Lopez Judoka". JudoInside. 2 September 2020.
  3. ^ Spicuzza, Mary (27 April 2000). "Blind Faith". Metro Active.