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Fernando Enrique Batista Restituyo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Madrid, ESP
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Madrid, Spain.
Why this sport?
He used to play basketball, but wanted to experience an individual sport so that he could overcome challenges by himself. He also liked the values of athletics.
Club / Team
AD Maraton: Madrid, ESP

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Spain

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
A five-month injury lay-off prevented him from competing at the 2015 INAS European Indoor Championships in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (Elena Mayor Guerra, 02 May 2016; carefisioterapia.blogspot.com.es, 25 Mar 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Not every day will be good, but never give up." (Facebook profile, 13 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T20 Heat 1 2015-10-22 15
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T20 Heat 2 2017-07-16 9
Men's Triple Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-18 5