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GUTIERREZ RIVERO Luis Felipe
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cuba   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthPinar del Río, CUB
Height1.89 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Jeison Alejandro
Residence
Cuba
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 20 in Pinar del Rio, Cuba.
Name of coach
Luis Bueno Chavez [personal], CUB, from 2005
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T13 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Cuban long jumper Ivan Pedroso. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always have a positive attitude." (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2014 Athlete with an Impairment of the Year by the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation [INDER] and the Circle of Sportswriters of the Union of Journalists of Cuba [UPEC]. (jit.cu, 11 Dec 2014)

He was named the 2012 Best Male Athlete with an Impairment by INDER and the Circle of Sportswriters of UPEC in Cuba. (bohemia.cu, 21 Dec 2012)
Impairment
He has degenerative myopia. (guerrillero.cu, 09 Jan 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 100m T13 10.98
5 2008 200m T13 22.31
2 2012 100m T13 11.02
1 2012 Long Jump F13 7.54
5 2012 200m T13 22.24
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2003 200m T46 24.20
2 2003 400m T46 53.85
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2006 Long Jump F12 7.11 DSQ
  2006 Triple Jump F12 16.51 DSQ
1 2013 Long Jump T13 7.33
2 2017 High Jump T13 1.88
1 2017 Long Jump T13 7.40