Julia Benito de Tena
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Physical Education - Polytechnic University of Madrid: Spain
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Badajoz, Spain.
Why this sport?
"Without swimming I would have a boring life. I like it so much and for me it is something very important."
Club / Team
CN Badajoz [ESP] / CN Pozuelo [ESP]:
Name of coach
Laureano Gil [national]
She trains at the High Performance Centre in Madrid, Spain.
Photography, reading, playing sports, listening to music, travelling. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Spanish Para swimmer Teresa Perales. (eldesmarque.com, 30 Apr 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If we don't enjoy what we do, whatever it is, it's not worth it." (eldesmarque.com, 30 Apr 2021)
She was born with a left hand impairment. (eldesmarque.com, 30 Apr 2021)