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Francisco Perez Carrera

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Vigo, Spain.
Why this sport?
A friend convinced him to try athletics. "I liked it because I saw I was doing well."
Club / Team
Playa Samil: Vigo, ESP
Name of coach
Antonio Fernandez

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Spain
Location
Istanbul, TUR

General interest

Nicknames
Franchu (celtaatletismo.es, 24 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 INAS Global Games in Ecuador. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2014 Para Athlete of the Year in Vigo, Spain. (celtaatletismo.es, 19 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2013-07-23 9
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2013-07-23 999
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-16 11
Men's Triple Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-18 7