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Antonio Andujar Arroyo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Alicante, ESP
Languages
Spanish, English
Higher education
Nutrition - Alicante University: Spain

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1994 in San Juan, Spain.
Club / Team
Club Atletisme Sant Joan: Alicante, ESP

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Manchester

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother and his brother. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Injuries
He suffered from an Achilles tendon injury in April 2016. (29 Apr 2016)

In 2013 he partially tore his abductor muscle, which affected his preparations ahead of the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (membrilladeportiva.blogspot.com.es, 01 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To run, you need to sweat." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Spain at the 2012 European Championships in Stadskanaal, Netherlands. (Facebook profile, 03 Jan 2013)
Impairment
He had a motorcycle accident at age 20. His injuries meant he had to use a wheelchair for 12 months. His impairment affects an arm and a leg. (elmundo.es, 24 May 2012; Athlete, 15 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F46 Final 2011-01-28 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-01 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T46 Final 1 2013-07-26 6