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Roger Puigbo Verdaguer

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Family
Partner Agnes Molins Joaquin
Residence
Sant Julià de Vilatorta, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Catalan, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1993 in Granollers, Barcelona.
Why this sport?
He had the opportunity to try a racing wheelchair and he loved the sensation.
Club / Team
Club Atletic Vic : Barcelona, ESP
Name of coach
Isabel Hurtado

General interest

Hero / Idol
Swiss para-athlete Heinz Frei. (esportindependencia.cat, 29 Oct 2014)
Injuries
A urinary tract infection severely limited his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and he was eliminated in the first round. (esportindependencia.cat, 29 Oct 2014)
Impairment
He had a bicycle accident in 1992, at age 14. (Laura Alberch, 07 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 1 8
Men's 5000 m T55 Heat 1 11
Men's 10000 m T55 Heat 2 11
Men's Marathon T55 Final Round 48
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 4 4
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 4
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 6
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 6
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 2
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 5
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 5
Men's 5000 m T54 Final Round 9
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 9
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 5
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 3
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 5
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 21
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T53 Final 2011-01-23 2
Men's 5000 m T53/54 Heat 3 2011-01-24 3
Men's 5000 m T53/54 Final 2011-01-27 5
Men's Marathon T53/54 Final 2011-01-30 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2012-08-31 6
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 3 2012-09-02 5
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 2012-09-04 5
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 2012-09-09 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Semifinal 3 2013-07-21 8
Men's 400 m T53 Final 1 2013-07-21 7
Men's 800 m T53 Semifinal 1 2013-07-22 9
Men's 5000 m T54 Semifinal 2 2013-07-23 7
Men's 5000 m T54 Final 1 2013-07-24 6
Men's 1500 m T54 Semifinal 1 2013-07-25 8
Men's 1500 m T54 Final 1 2013-07-26 8
Men's Marathon T54 Final 1 2013-07-28 9999