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Anna Ortiz Sanchis

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB4, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
Alginet, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Journalist
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
Doctors advised her parents that swimming could help increase her motor activity and coordination.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Your only opponent in life is yourself." (Twitter profile, 16 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she won a Sports Merit Award for the Most Outstanding Athlete with an Impairment in Valencia, Spain. (Twitter profile, 09 Apr 2015)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy as a result of being born prematurely. The condition affects the mobility of her arms and legs. (abc.es, 20 May 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 5
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 7
Women's 50 m Backstroke S4 Final Round 6
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 8