Marian Polo Lopez
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S13, SB13, SM13
Further personal information
Catalan, English, Spanish
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six at the CN Badia club in Spain.
Why this sport?
She followed her siblings into the sport.
Club / Team
CN Badia: Spain
Name of coach
Jaume Marce Gil [personal], ESP, from 2016
She trains at the Sant Cugat High Performance Centre in Barcelona, Spain.
Spending time with friends, listening to music, cooking. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Carlos Santos. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
She was born with ocular albinism [a condition that reduces the pigmentation of the iris] and nistagmus [an involuntary movement of the eye]. (elconfidencial.com, 11 Sep 2016; Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
|Women's 100 m Butterfly S13||Heat 2||2016-09-08||6|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13||Heat 2||2016-09-10||4|
|Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13||Heat 2||2016-09-11||6|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S13||Heat 1||2016-09-14||5|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S13||Heat 2||2016-09-16||5|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S13||Heat 1||2016-09-17||5|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S13||Final 1||2017-12-02||4|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S13||Final 1||2017-12-03||5|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S13||Final 1||2017-12-05||3|
|Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13||Final 1||2017-12-06||2|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13||Final 1||2017-12-06||4|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13||Heat 1||2017-12-06||4|