April 14, 2024

The Spanish Paralympic workforce additionally achieves 9 locations for the Paris 2024 Video games


The Spanish Paralympic workforce completed the Manchester 2023 Paralympic Swimming World Championship this Sunday with a complete of 28 medals (6 gold, 13 silver and 9 bronze), with the final two gold gained by Anastasiya Dmytriv and Marta Fernandez.

Spain, which completed eighth within the medal desk, additionally achieved 9 qualifying locations for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Video games. On the final day of the competitors, two gold medals got here from nice stars of the Spanish workforce, Anastasiya Dmytriv within the 100-meter breaststroke SB8 and Marta Fernandez within the 100 free S3.

On her fifteenth birthday, Dmytriv, with a disabled arm, managed to revalidate her world champion title and get a spot within the Paris Video games. In the meantime, Marta Fernandez, with cerebral palsy, grew to become the Spanish swimmer with the best variety of metals in Manchester 2023, with a complete of 5: two golds within the 50 and 100 freestyle S3, one silver within the 150 medley SM3 and two bronzes, in 50 breaststroke SB3 and the 4×50 combined medley relay 20 factors.

Together with Fernandez, Inigo Llopis and Anastasya Dmytriv had been additionally proclaimed twice world champions this week. Llopis gained gold within the S8 100m backstroke and Dmytriv within the SB8 100m breaststroke, whereas each had been additionally a part of the Spanish relay world champion within the 4×100 combined types for swimmers with bodily disabilities (34 factors).

Among the many stars of the Spanish workforce, 4 swimmers additionally stand out, leaving Manchester with 4 medals every: Toni Ponce (gold within the 100 breaststroke SB5, silver within the 200 medley SM5 and 200 freestyle S5 and bronze within the 4×50 combined medley relay 20 pts.) , Sarai Gascon (gold in 4×100 combined types 34 pts. and three bronzes in 200 types and 100 freestyle S9, plus the 4×50 combined types relay 20 pts); Maria Delgado (three silvers, within the 100 butterfly and the 2 4×100 combined relay visually impaired and bronze within the 100m backstroke S12) and Quique Alhambra (three silvers, within the two 4×100 combined relay visually impaired and within the 100m backstroke S13 and bronze within the 100m butterfly S13 ).