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Francisco Angel Soriano San Martin

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
After his accident in 1975, he tried several sports as part of his rehabilitation plan to recover muscle strength and mobility as fast as possible. He tried swimming and basketball first, before coming to shooting.

General interest

Nicknames
Kike (ctolucentum.com. 25 Sep 2010)
Impairment
In 1975 while doing maintenance work on an elevator he fell seven floors, resulting in paraplegia. (ibertalleres.com, 02 Jun 2011)
Other information
PARALYMPIC VETERAN
The 2012 Paralympic Games in London was his seventh Paralympic appearance, with the 1988 Games in Seoul being his first. (ine.es, 09 Aug 2008, dxtadaptado.com, 12 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Pistol SH1>3 Preliminary 19
Men's Air Pistol SH2 Preliminary 5
Men's Air Pistol SH2 Final Round 5
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1>3 Preliminary 22
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 4
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Final Round 3
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 15
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 7
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 8
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 26
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 18
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 24
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 29
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 9999
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 19
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 5
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 5
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 18
Mixed Free Pistol .22 SH1 Preliminary 1
Mixed Free Pistol .22 SH1 Final Round 1
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-18 19
Mixed Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 4
Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 9
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 16
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 20
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-03 11
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 15