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Javier Crespo

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB9

Further personal information

Residence
Alcobendas, ESP
Languages
Spanish, English
Higher education
Physics - Autonomous University of Madrid: Alcobendas, ESP

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2000 at age 24.
Why this sport?
He went to trials and coach Sergio Martinez Gallego spotted his talent.
Club / Team
CN Alcobendas: Spain
Name of coach
Sergio Martinez Gallego [club], ESP; Jose Luis Vaquero [national], ESP

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Spain
Location
Italy

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, music. (paralimpicos.es, 2012)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe and US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 11 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You have to give everything in your daily training to be able to perform during the competitions." (fmn.es, 06 Jan 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heats 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 3 2012-09-08 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 8
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2012-09-08 4