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Jose Martinez Morote

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Albacete, ESP
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
University of Castilla-La Mancha: Albacete, ESP

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Hellin, Spain.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport by a teacher at the Hellin Occupational Centre in Spain.
Club / Team
Club Paralimpico Ciudad de Puertollano: Spain

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
World Championship
Location
Tunisia

General interest

Nicknames
Morote (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
Coach Maximiliano Hortelano Poveda. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Moroccan middle distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Injuries
He ruptured his hamstring in 2007 and took six months to recover. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He carries a lucky handkerchief. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Impairment
He has an intellectual impairment due to a brain condition. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T20 Heat 1 2011-01-27 1
Men's 1500 m T20 Final 2011-01-29 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T20 Final Round 2012-09-04 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T20 Final 1 2013-07-25 14