Álvaro Beltrán

Álvaro Beltrán

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:15 Oct,1978
:40 years, 10 months
:Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

About Álvaro Beltrán

Álvaro Beltrán is a Mexican professional racquetball player. Beltrán is a former World Champion in both singles and doubles. Also, he is one of the top ranked players on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT). Beltran was ranked 3rd at the end of the 2013-14 IRT season.

Career Highlights:

Professional career:

  • Beltrán has been the highest ranked Mexican player ever on the IRT.
  • He won his first IRT event in 2013, when he defeated fellow Mexican Daniel De La Rosa in the final of the Red Swain Shootout.
  • Overall, Beltrán has been in 33 finals in 156 appearances on tour, which is 8th most all time.
  • Beltrán has been in the finals of the US Open Racquetball Championships twice: once in 2010 and again in 2014.
  • The 2010 final was the first US Open final with two non-American players.

International career:

  • Beltrán is the only racquetball player to win World Championships in both Men's Singles and Men's Doubles.
  • Beltrán won Men's Singles at the 2000 Racquetball World Championships hosted by the International Racquetball Federation in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Beltrán and Moreno first won in 2006, defeating Americans Carson and Jack Huczek in the final, and again six years later in 2012, defeating Americans Tony Carson and Jansen Allen. Both doubles wins were in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  • Beltrán and Moreno also won the gold medals in doubles at the 2003,and 2011 Pan Am Games.
  • In 2003, they beat Americans Ruben Gonzalez and Mike Guidry in the final, and in the 2011 final, defeated Venezuelans Cesar Castillo and Jorge Hirsekorn.
  • Beltrán also won gold in the team competition at the 2011 Pan Am Games.
  • Beltrán won three consecutive Pan American Championships in Men's Singles from 2007–2009, and the 2015 Pan Am Championship in Men's Doubles with Javier Moreno.
  • He is a two time the gold medalist in Men's Singles at the Central American and Caribbean Games

Álvaro Beltrán Achievements

Gold Medal Records:

Pan American Games:

  • Racquetball at the 2003 Pan American Games
  • Racquetball at the 2011 Pan American Games

World Championships:

  • 2012 Racquetball World Championships
  • 2006 Racquetball World Championships
  • 2000 Racquetball World Championships

Pan Am Championships:

  • 2015 Pan Am Championships Doubles
  • 2009 Pan Am Championships Singles
  • 2008 Pan Am Championships Singles
  • 2007 Pan Am Championships Singles

Central American and Caribbean Games:

  • 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games