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Itxaso Munguira Ortiz de Cosca

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Aitor Finez

Further personal information

Residence
Bilbao, ESP
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 10.
Why this sport?
She was previously involved in rhythmic gymnastics before her father encouraged her to switch to athletics. She then signed up to an athletics club in Basauri, Spain.
Club / Team
CAA Javi Conde: Basauri, ESP
Name of coach
Josu Hernandez [personal]

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (deia.eus, 06 Aug 2017)
Other information
SUPPORT
She is a member of the Liberty Seguros Paralympic Athletic Promises Team, an initiative set up by the Spanish Paralympic Committee [CPE] and insurance company Liberty Seguros to provide financial support to young athletes who are not yet integrated into the national Paralympic Sports Support Plan [ADOP]. (libertyseguros.es, 27 Mar 2018)