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Deborah Font

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Complutense University of Madrid: Spain

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She felt swimming helped her overcome her impairment and gave her discipline.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralimpicos.es, 2012)
Famous relatives
Her brother Omar has competed for Spain in para-swimming. (paralimpicos.es, 05 Jun 2014)
Impairment
At age 13 she was diagnosed with a genetic condition that impaired her vision. (paralimpicos.sportec.es, 13 May 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive swimming in April 2015. She decided to focus solely on her social work studies at the National University of Distance Education in Madrid, Spain. (paralympic.org, 11 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heats 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 1
Women's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 12
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heats 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heats 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heats 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heats 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heats 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heats 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heats (S11/12) 2
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2012-08-30 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-08-30 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 2012-09-03 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 3 2012-09-04 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-09-07 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-09-07 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2012-09-08 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2012-09-08 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2013-08-12 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-12 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2013-08-15 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-15 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-16 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2013-08-18 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2013-08-18 5