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Ander Romarate Aguirre

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Eibar, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Basque, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four in Eibar, Spain.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to swimming by a doctor who suggested he should start.
Club / Team
Konporta KE: San Sebastián, ESP

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Spain
Location
Tenerife, ESP

General interest

Hero / Idol
Spanish para-swimmer Richard Oribe. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everyone can achieve what they wish. The issue is whether they are willing to do what it takes to achieve it." (vavel.com, 18 Mar 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2012-09-01 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 2 2012-09-04 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 8
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2012-09-08 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final 1 2013-08-12 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 2 2013-08-12 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2013-08-13 9