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Ignacio Arribas Santayana

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Madrid, ESP
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Sport Studies - Polytechnic University of Madrid: Spain

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 10, and started training for the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
He was enrolled in swimming lessons by his mother because he was experiencing back problems. He was later encouraged to take up the sport competitively by friends and coaches.
Club / Team
CN Pozuelo: Madrid, ESP
Name of coach
Francisco Ocete [national]
Training Regime
He trains at the High Performance Centre in Madrid, Spain.

General interest

Hobbies
Sport. (dxtadaptado.com, 15 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (dxtadaptado.com, 15 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the Sports Spirit Award as the 2016 Best Athlete with an Impairment from the municipality of Pozuelo de Alarcon in Spain. (cnpozuelo.es, 15 Mar 2017)