Alejandro Alvarez Sanz

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7

Further personal information

Residence
León, ESP
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming as part of his rehabilitation, an activity recommended by his doctors.
Why this sport?
"Sport helps me grow as a person and helps me with my self-confidence. In addition I can also meet new people and travel."
Club / Team
CD Mareastur: Spain
Name of coach
Beatriz Alvarez [club]; Jose Luis Rodriguez [club]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's all about daily effort. It takes a lot to beat my own records." (lne.es, 20 Jan 2012)
Impairment
He lost his right leg and right arm when he was run over by a train at age eight. (elcomercio.es, 02 Dec 2007)