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Alejandro Sanchez Palomero

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish
Higher education
University of Salamanca: Spain

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He retired from para-swimming due to a change in regulations and decided to take up para-triathlon.

General interest

Other sports
He competed in para-swimming at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (paralimpico.es, 2014)
Impairment
He was in a motorcycle accident at age 17, which caused him to lose the ability to use his left arm. (soitu.es, 07 Oct 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 2 2012-08-30 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 3 2012-09-01 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 3 2012-09-05 6