Carmen Maria Garcia-Escribano Prats
Origin of Impairment
S6, SB5, SM6
Further personal information
University of Cordoba: Spain
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age two. She took up competitive swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
She began swimming as a therapy. Swimming helped her to be able to walk with crutches.
Club / Team
Fidias: Córdoba, ESP
Name of coach
Esperanza Jaqueti [club]
She trains two hours a day.
Kamaria (Facebook page, 03 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Spanish para-swimmer Miguel Angel Martinez Tajuelo. (Facebook page, 02 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything seems impossible until it is done." [Nelson Mandela] (Facebook page, 03 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named one of the Best Athletes of the Year by the Andalusian Federation of Impaired Sports in 2015. (diariocordoba.com, 21 Feb 2016)
She was born with Caudal Regression syndrome [Sacral Agenesis], a malformation of the lower spine. (Facebook page, 03 Jul 2016)