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Arkaitz Garcia

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Occupation
Mechanic

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He started as a rehabilitation process. Sport gives him the chance to overcome his difficulties and meet new people.
Club / Team
CN Dordoka: San Sebastián, ESP

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Spain

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, going to the movies, playing football and handball. (basqueteam.com, 2008; paralimpicos.sportec.es, 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 3 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heats 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Heats 14
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heats 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 9999
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Heats 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heats 10
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Heats 10
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 4