Miguel Angel Arroyo Cique
Further personal information
Partner Alba, son Angel
Teaching - University of Valencia: Spain
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started para-athletics at age 17 in Málaga, Spain
Why this sport?
He ran in a popular local race and the ONCE Málaga coach saw him run and encouraged him to take up the sport.
Name of coach
Antonio Montoya Vieco
Coach from which country?
Coach from what year?
Sports, hanging out with friends, going to the cinema, being with his family. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
When he won a gold medal in the 4x400m relay at his first world championships in 2006. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Most influential person in career
His coach Antonio Montoya Vieco. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Hero / Idol
Spanish athletes Antonio Reina and Reyes Estevez. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
He suffered patellar in 2009 and spent two years recovering from the injury. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"I repeat the routine of my best race, and I like to run with black socks." (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Win without risk implies a victory without glory." (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
|Men's 800 m T12||Heat 1||2|
|Men's 800 m T12||Final Round||4|
|Men's 1500 m T12||Heat 2||3|
|Men's 4x400 m T11-13||Heat 2||1|
|Men's 4x400 m T11-13||Final Round||1|
|Men's 800 m T12||Heat 2||2|
|Men's 1500 m T13||Heat 2||3|