Álvaro Valera

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Valera and the second or maternal family name is Muñoz-Vargas.
Alvaro Valera Muñoz-Vargas
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1986-10-16) October 16, 1986 (age 27)
Country  Spain
Sport Table tennis (Class 7)

Alvaro Valera Muñoz-Vargas(born October 16, 1986 in Seville) table tennis athlete from Spain.[1]


In 2012, he lived in Madrid.[1] In 2013, he was awarded the silver Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo.[2]

Table tennis[edit]

He played table tennis at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2008 Summer Paralympics, 2012 Summer Paralympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Gold medal in Sydeney 2000. Only Gold medal in Spanish Table Tennis Olimpyc history. In 2008, he finished third in the Class 7 men's singles.

In London 2012, he finished second in the Class 6 men's singles and in the Team Class 6-8 game.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "El paralímpico extremeño Enrique Floriano recibe la Medalla de la Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo" (in Spanish). Region Digital. October 29, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Frecuencia Digital Debutan el Atletismo y La Roja de Fútbol 5 en los Parlímpicos" (in Spanish). Frecuenciadigital.es. Retrieved 2013-11-23.