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Ignacio Alejandro Martinez Soto

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Aguascalientes, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Law - Autonomous University of Aguascalientes: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 1999 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Club / Team
Movimiento Deportivo sobre Silla de Ruedas: Aguascalientes, MEX
Name of coach
Fernando Gutierrez Velez, MEX, from 2014

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Glasgow, SCO

General interest

Nicknames
Nacho (Facebook profile, 22 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His mother and his coach. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015; hidrocalidodigital.com, 22 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the Sports Merit Award of the city of Aguascalientes, Mexico, in 2015. (oem.com.mx, 23 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 2015-07-13 10
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final 1 2015-07-17 7