Full name: Alberto Sebastian Torres de la Mota
Nickname(s): El Gringo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 20, 1934 in Concepción de la Vega, La Vega, Dominican Republic
Died: April 17, 1999 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Affiliations: Distrito Nacional
Country: Dominican Republic
Sprinter Alberto Torres was the first athlete from the Dominican Republic to compete in the Olympics, bearing the flag of the the country's inaugural Olympic team at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. Torres, who competed in his second Olympics in Mexico, was honoured as a torch bearer at the opening of the 1974 Central American and Carribean Games in Santo Domingo. In 1979, he was inducted in the Dominican Sports Hall of Fame.
Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1968); 200 – 21.4 (1959).
|1964 Summer||30||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||Dominican Republic||DOM||6 h10r1/4|
|1968 Summer||34||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||Dominican Republic||DOM||5 h6 r1/4|
|1968 Summer||34||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Dominican Republic||DOM||7 h1 r1/3|
|1964 Summer||30||Tokyo||Athletics||Dominican Republic||Round One||Heat Ten||6||10.9||10,93|
|1968 Summer||34||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Dominican Republic||Round One||Heat Six||5||21.9||21.99|