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COLORADO MINA Anderson Alexander
Sport Athletics, Para athletics
NPC Ecuador   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthIbarra, ECU
Height1.77 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Carolina Suarez
Residence
Ibarra, ECU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 13 in 2012 at the High Performance Centre in Carpuela, Ecuador.
Why this sport?
He was involved in boxing when he was younger, but switched to athletics following encouragement from coach German Celso Chala.
Name of coach
German Celso Chala
General Interest
Nicknames
Mayweather [after the US boxer Floyd Mayweather because he liked boxing] (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T20 400m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His coach German Celso Chala. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Injuries
An injury prevented him from competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (elcomercio.com, 21 Nov 2019)

He struggled with recurrent hamstring injuries early in his career. (elcomercio.com, 21 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named among the Best Athletes of the Year at the 2019 Paralympic Gala organised by the Ecuadorian Paralympic Committee and the Ministry of Sports in Ecuador. (elmercurio.com.ec, 19 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
6 2021 400m T20 48.58
ParaPan American Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 400m T20 47.96
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 400m T20 48.18