Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Les Franqueses del Vallès, ESP
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2002 in Granollers, Spain.
Why this sport?
He was intending to take part in a wheelchair basketball training session, but saw people doing Para athletics and decided to join them instead. "I think the sport chose me. I liked the toughness and sacrifice."
Club / Team
He trains six days a week. He does track training in the mornings and strength training in the afternoons.
Jordi (Facebook profile, 25 Jun 2017)
Spending time with family and friends, cooking, fishing, swimming. (esportadaptat.org, 17 Jun 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in the top eight in the T54 marathon at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2016. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Javier Moran Tiesta. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"All work has its reward." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
He has competed in Para cycling and Para triathlon in Spain. (esportadaptat.org, 17 Jun 2020)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dxtadaptado.com, 09 Jun 2020)
He has paraplegia as the result of a road accident. "Part of steering wheel broke. I went off the road and the car rolled several times." (dxtadaptado.com, 09 Jun 2020; Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 1||5|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Heat 3||6|
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||8|
|Men's 5000 m T53/54||Heat 2||2011-01-24||6|
|Men's Marathon T53/54||Final||2011-01-30||15|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 3||2015-10-23||25|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Heat 2||2015-10-25||14|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Heat 2||2016-09-09||10|
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||2016-09-18||8|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 2||2017-07-16||20|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Heat 1||2017-07-22||12|