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Nagore Folgado Garcia

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Joan Raga

Further personal information

Residence
Valencia, ESP
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 12 in Valencia, Spain.
Why this sport?
She wanted to meet new people.
Club / Team
ONCE Valencia: Spain
Name of coach
Julio Santodomingo [personal]

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Spain
Location
Marrakech, MAR

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Julio Santodomingo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When I run, I'm someone else. It doesn't matter if I look bad. I feel free and I'm not going to stop. There are people who curse warm-up laps, but I enjoy them." (lasprovincias.es, 16 Nov 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named Most Outstanding Female Para Athlete of the Year at the Sports Merits Awards in Valencia, Spain. (fdmvalencia.es, 22 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Maraton Valencia YouTube channel, 14 Dec 2020)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of cancer. She has lost her sight in her left eye and has limited vision in her right eye. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; Maraton Valencia YouTube channel, 14 Dec 2020)
Other information
EDUCATION PLANS
She plans to study social work at the University of Valencia in Spain. (lasprovincias.es, 16 Nov 2020)