Carlos Tejada Rovira
Type of Impairment
S14, SB14, SM14
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age eight in Almeria, Spain.
Why this sport?
He began swimming for fun and his parents and coaches encouraged him to take it further.
Club / Team
CN Almeria: Almería, ESP
Name of coach
Alfonso Palacios [club]
Coach from which country?
Coach from what year?
Music, dancing, going out with friends, animals, travel. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
His coach Yuc Albiol. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
He sprained his ankle in 2003 and took two months to recover. He sprained his knee in 2008 and could not compete for eight months. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
He is related to Spanish swimmer Rafael Munoz. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
To be a Paralympic champion. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
He was born with an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)