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Julia Castello Farre

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5

Further personal information

Residence
Barcelona, ESP
Occupation
Occupational Therapist
Languages
Catalan, English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2004 at CN Barcelona in Spain.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the sport a lot.
Club / Team
CN Mataro: Spain
Name of coach
Maria Folgado [club]; Jose Luis Vaquero [national], ESP

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the bronze medal at the 2013 World Swimming Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Para-Athlete of the Year in Mataro, Spain. (mataro.cat, 2016)
Impairment
She was born without the sacrum, which prevents her from moving her lower limbs. (totmataro.cat, 24 Sep 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 7
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 2 9999
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 7
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 5
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 5
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2012-08-30 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2012-08-30 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2012-09-03 8
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2012-09-05 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2013-08-16 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2013-08-16 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 2013-08-17 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2015-07-13 5
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 1 2015-07-13 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2015-07-14 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2015-07-14 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2015-07-18 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2015-07-18 6