Alberto Suárez Laso (born 19 December 1977) is a T12 athlete from Spain who competes in long distance events like the 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters, half marathon and marathon. He is a world record holder in the men's T12 marathon, winning gold in the event at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships and the 2012 Summer Paralympics Tadashi Horikoshi: He was fourth at the Rio Paralympics having clinched bronze at the 2015 World Championships in London in a PB 2:27:42. He was third in last year’s World Cup in 2:39:57. He was fifth in the T12 5000m at London 2012 with an Asian record of 14:48.59 having placed eighth at Beijing 2008. He was fifth in the 10,000m at the 2011 Worlds and sixth in the 5000m and 800m. He was sixth at 1500m and seventh at 5000m in 2013. An illness at birth led to the removal of his right eye and loss of vision in his left. He lives in Kyotanabe.