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Pedro Gomez Albendea

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-S

Further personal information

Residence
Cobisa, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish

General interest

Hobbies
Playing table football. (encastillalamancha.es, 30 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It doesn't matter if you have an impairment or not, if you have a dream you will achieve it." (Castilla-La Mancha Media YouTube channel, 23 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the Silver Medal for Sports Merit from the government of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain. (europapress.es, 03 May 2013)
Famous relatives
He has competed in Para cycling and Para canoe at national level in Spain. (encastillalamancha.es, 30 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Castilla-La Mancha Media YouTube channel, 23 Jul 2019)
Impairment
He was involved in a motorcycle accident at age 21, which resulted in the amputation of both legs. (Castilla-La Mancha Media YouTube channel, 23 Jul 2019)
Other information
OTHER ROLES
He has served as the secretary of the Association for the Integration of the Disabled of Castilla-La Mancha [AIRDISCAM] in Spain. (encastillalamancha.es, 30 Aug 2019)

FROM AUSTRALIA TO SPAIN
Born in Geelong, VIC, Australia, he moved to Spain at age 16. (Athlete, 2016)