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Nuria Lopez Fernandez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Madrid, ESP
Occupation
Finance
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Business Management - European University: Madrid, ESP

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began wheelchair racing in 2015.
Why this sport?
"I started Para athletics for a change in my life. First I began going for 'walks' to clear my head, then from walking I went to 'running' in my chair. At first just five kilometres, then 10, and eventually 15 kilometres, and from there I started racing."
Club / Team
Atletismo Las Rozas: Spain
Name of coach
Roberto Alvarez [club]; Carlos Llanos [club]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport has an ability to make you think that you can always give more and improve and break down what you previously thought was impossible." (mundoentrenamiento.com, 02 May 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (gentlerun.es, 18 Jun 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment was a result of a car accident. (mundoentrenamiento.com, 02 May 2016)