Jose Antonio Araez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"For me swimming, in addition to sporting successes like being multiple champion of Spain, has allowed me to live extra years of life."
Club / Team
Tenerife Ademi: Tenerife, ESP

General interest

Impairment
He suffers from the disease Spondylitis which affects the spine. He was diagnosed at age 18 and lost almost 30cm in height, going from 180cm to 153cm. He has since recovered approximately 8cm. (espondilitisanquilosante-salamanca.blogspot.com,06 May 2010)