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Beatriz Lerida Maldonado

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Valdepeñas, ESP
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age four in Valdepenas, Spain, and started competing in 2015.
Club / Team
CN Valdepenas: Spain
Name of coach
Francisco Ocete [national], ESP

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends. (lanzadigital.com, 02 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte, Spanish Para swimmers Teresa Perales and Nuria Marques. (lanzadigital.com, 02 Jun 2019; actualidadvaldepenas.com, 20 Feb 2017)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2021 Female Athlete of the Year in Valdepenas, Spain. (valdepenasdigital.com, 04 May 2022)

In 2019 she received a Bronze Sports Merit Medal from the government of the Castilla-La Mancha autonomous community in Spain. (clubnatacionvaldepenas.com, 08 Jul 2019)

In 2017 she received a Sports Merit Diploma as the Best School Athlete of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain. (lavozdetomelloso.com, 15 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born with tibia agenesis, which resulted in her right leg being amputated above the knee at age one. (Oxigeno Sport & Wellness YouTube channel, 27 May 2017)