César Salazar (squash player)

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César Salazar Squash player
Nationality: MexicoMexico Mexico
Birthday: January 3, 1988
Size: 176 cm
Weight: 73 kg
1st professional season: 2007
Playing hand: Right
Trainer: Arturo Salazar Rodríguez
Career title: 6th
Career finals: 16
Best placement: 17 (November 2017)
Current placement: 22nd
Last update of the infobox: October 1st, 2019
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

César Orlando Salazar Martínez (born January 3, 1988 in San Luis Potosí ) is a Mexican squash player .


César Salazar began his professional career in the 2007 season and has so far won six titles on the PSA World Tour . He reached his highest place in the world rankings with position 17 in November 2017. He has won four medals at the Pan American Games so far. With the Mexican team he won the gold medal at the 2011 Games in Guadalajara . In the individual competition he was defeated in the final by Miguel Ángel Rodríguez and received silver for it. In 2015 he won the bronze medal in the individual and the silver medal with the team. In 2019 he secured bronze in singles and doubles as well as with the team in Lima . With the Mexican national team he took part in the 2011 and 2013 World Cup. At the Pan American Championships he won the title with the team in 2014 and 2017, and doubles with Alfredo Ávila in 2018 . In 2013 he lost the singles final.

His twin brother Arturo Salazar is also an active squash professional.


  • Vice-Pan American Champion: 2013
  • Pan American champions with the team: 2014, 2017
  • Pan American champions in doubles: 2018 (with Alfredo Ávila )
  • Won PSA -Titel: 6
  • Pan American Games : 1 × gold (team 2011), 2 × silver (singles 2011, team 2015), 4 × bronze (singles 2015 and 2019, doubles and team 2019)
  • Central American and Caribbean Games : 6 × gold (doubles 2014 and 2018, team 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018), 3 × silver (singles 2010, 2014 and 2018)

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