Cesar De Cesare (ECU)

Cesar De Cesare (ECU)

ECEcuador
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
12 August 1980
Height
190 cm
Weight
93 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Mayra, daughters Luana and Maia
Residence
Guayaquil, ECU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
Pichi (elcomercio.com, 30 Oct 2011)
Injuries
He sustained a shoulder injury at age 19 that forced him to stop competing for around 10 years. (elentrerios.com, 06 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Ecuador at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (lahora.com.ec, 10 Aug 2012)

He was named the International Canoe Federation's [ICF] Athlete of the Month in December 2011. (aroundtherings.com, 13 Dec 2011)
Famous relatives
His brother Sebastian has served as the Ecuador national canoe sprint coach. His daughter Maia represented Ecuador in canoe sprint at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Aug 2015; ppelverdadero.com.ec, 04 Jul 2015; eluniverso.com, 21 Nov 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT AND COMEBACK
He retired from the sport at age 19 after suffering a shoulder injury. He also needed a job to help support his young family. He took work as a taxi and lorry driver before he returned to the sport after moving to Ecuador in 2009. (elentrerios.com, 06 Nov 2011)

FROM ARGENTINA TO ECUADOR
He moved to Ecuador in 2009 to help his younger brother Sebastian, who had taken a coaching job with the Ecuadorian canoe team. De Cesare also decided to start competing again and was soon selected for the Ecuadorian national team. He gained Ecuadorian citizenship the day before leaving to compete at the 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. (elentrerios.com, 06 Nov 2011)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport as a hobby at age 10.
Name of coach
Sebastian de Cesare [brother, national]

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men37.16911Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK1 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men38.07512Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men35.6026Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men34.5288Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men34.9494Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men35.6347Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK1 500mUnited States, Gainesville, GA22 May 20162016Men1:51.946Latest resultBest result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 200mPuerto Rico, Ponce20 October 20132013Men35.221Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK2 200mPuerto Rico, Ponce20 October 20132013Men33.022Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 200mMexico, Mexico City10 October 20102010Men35.252Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 500mMexico, Mexico City10 October 20102010Men1:53.009Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK2 200mMexico, Mexico City10 October 20102010Men33.917Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Men9Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Men27Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Men4Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20122012Men3Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak21 August 20112011Men31Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak28 July 20022002Men111Best result