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1944-Jose Javier Conde photo

Jose Javier Conde

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Bilbao, ESP
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Sports Science

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He initially played football, but switched to athletics. The sport gave him personal satisfaction and increased his self-esteem.

General interest

Nicknames
Javi (deia.com, 27 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he received a Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sports Merit in Spain. (vamosacorrer.com, 23 Apr 2009)

He was Spain's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (laureus.es, 03 Jun 2015)
Impairment
He has congenital agenesis in both of his arms. (20minutos.es, 27 Nov 2014)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from competing in 2009. (laureus.es, 03 Jun 2015)

AMBASSADOR
In 2015 he was appointed as an ambassador for Laureus Foundation Spain. (laureus.es, 03 Jun 2015)

CHARITY
After retiring from official competition he helped found Marathons Solidarity Javi Conde, with the aim of running a marathon in each city to have hosted the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games while raising money to assist non-profit organisations and foundations. (laureus.es, 03 Jun 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 11