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Irati Idiakez Lopez

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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-UL

Further personal information

Residence
Vielha, ESP
Languages
Basque, Spanish
Higher education
Social Work Studies - University of Deusto: Spain

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
A contact on social media put her in touch with the Basque Adapted Sports Federation in Spain, and she tried the sport for the first time through the organisation.
Club / Team
Getariako Keta FT: Spain
Name of coach
Manel Maestre [national]
Training Regime
She trains at the Centre for Adapted Winter Sports [CDIA] in Val d'Aran, Spain.

General interest

Injuries
In March 2019 she suffered a hand fracture while training and required surgery. (Getariako Keta Futbol Taldea Facebook page, 25 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received an acknowledgement from the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council in Spain. (20minutos.es, 03 Mar 2021)

She received an acknowledgement from the municipality of Getaria, Spain, in recognition of her performance at the 2021 World Cup event in Pyha, Finland. (artzape.eus, 02 Mar 2021)

In 2020 she received the Deusto Values in Sport Award from the University of Deusto in Spain. (Universidad de Deusto YouTube channel, 05 Nov 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (elcorreo.com, 29 Jan 2021)
Impairment
Her right arm was amputated in 2017 after she was involved in a car accident while she was an exchange student in Chile. (andade.es, 26 Nov 2018)