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Meritxell Lorca Requena

Alpine Skiing | Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Antonio Corrales

Further personal information

Residence
Espluga de Francolí, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages
Catalan, Spanish
Higher education
Management - INS Marti l'Huma: Tarragona, ESP

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Her father signed her up in a gym.
Club / Team
Facvac Valls: Spain

General interest

Hobbies
Zumba. (ted.com, 02 Sep 2017)
Famous relatives
She competed in Para alpine skiing at international competition in 2012 in Landgraaf, Netherlands. (paralympic.org, 18 Nov 2012)
Impairment
She lost her vision at age 15 due to Stargardt disease, a type of macular degeneration. (TEDx Talks' YouTube channel, 17 Oct 2017)