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Marian Polo Lopez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Barcelona, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
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
Training Regime
She trains at the Sant Cugat High Performance Centre in Barcelona, Spain.

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Funchal, POR

General interest

Hobbies
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)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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