Ignacio Arribas Santayana
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
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]
He trains at the High Performance Centre in Madrid, Spain.
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)