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Ursula Pueyo Marimon

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Family
Partner Daniel Menendez
Residence
Esporles, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Catalan, English, Italian, Spanish
Higher education
Law, Social Work Studies - Carrera University [ESP] / National University of Distance Education [UNED] [ESP]

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She tried skiing for the first time in April 2004. She spent three years living and working in the mountains in Sierra Nevada, Spain, and entered the national team programme in 2007.
Why this sport?
"I love sports and have played them all my life."

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Spain

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"No simple path leads to anything interesting." (arabalears.cat, 02 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named Female Para Athlete of the Year in the Balearic Islands, Spain. (ultimahora.es, 22 Dec 2017)

She was flag bearer for Spain at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (20minutos.es, 16 Mar 2010)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated above the knee after she was involved in a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-20 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 9
Mixed Team Event VI/Sitting/Standing Final 2011-01-23 8
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-24 9
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-26 10
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 9999
Women's Super Combined Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 11