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Enrique Floriano

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Badajoz, ESP
Occupation
Manager, Motivational Speaker, Personal Trainer
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 18.

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Spain

General interest

Hobbies
Travel, cooking, socialising. (Facebook page, 20 Oct 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a total of nine medals at the Paralympic Games between 2000 and 2012. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Apr 2019; Facebook page, 20 Oct 2017)
Injuries
He was diagnosed with a brain tumour during his preparations for the 2008 Paralympic Games He had surgery to prevent the tumour from spreading and recovered in time to compete at the Games, where he won a silver medal. (vivirextremadura.es, 28 Aug 2012; vivirextremadura.es, 28 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you believe in yourself, your dreams will be limitless." (Twitter profile, 11 Jun 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he received the Silver Medal of the Royal Order of Sports Merit in Spain. (trainersparalimpicos.fundaciononce.es, 2013)

In 2000 and 2008 he was named Best Sportsman of Extremadura in Spain. (trainersparalimpicos.fundaciononce.es, 2013)

He has received the Golden Shield of the city of Badajoz in Spain, and the Gold Medal of the region of Extremadura. (trainersparalimpicos.fundaciononce.es, 2013)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with a vision impairment in 1998. (trainersparalimpicos.fundaciononce.es, 01 Jan 2014)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from competitive Para swimming in 2012. (efloriano.blogspot.com.es, 16 Mar 2015, elperiodicoextremadura.com, 09 Apr 2014; 20minutos.es, 20 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5,000 m Open Water S13 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49pts Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heats 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heats 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heats 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49 pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 3
Men's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49 pts Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 3 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heats 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heats 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 1
Men's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 2
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley S11-13 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m Medley SM13 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Medley SM13 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-08-30 1
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-08-30 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 2012-09-03 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2012-09-08 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2012-09-08 3