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Diego Sancho Villanueva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 10 in Zaragoza, Spain.
Club / Team
ONCE Aragon [ESP] / Atletismo Intec-Zoiti [ESP]:
Name of coach
Casimiro Martinez [ONCE Aragon]

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Switzerland

General interest

Hobbies
Judo, football, swimming. (carreraliberty.es, 30 May 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (carreraliberty.es, 21 May 2015)
Awards and honours
He was Spain's flag bearer at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (radiohuesca.com, 08 Aug 2017)

He received the 2014/15 Sport Merit Award of the Spanish Organisation for Visual Impaired [ONCE] in Aragon, Spain. (heraldo.es, 07 Apr 2016)

He was named the 2014 Best Para Athlete by the regional government of Aragon. (dxtadaptado.com, 27 Mar 2015)
Impairment
He has albinism. (Facebook profile, 25 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2015-10-23 10
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2015-10-30 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2015-10-31 3