David Julián Levecq Vives

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Levecq and the second or maternal family name is Vives.
David Julián Levecq Vives
Personal information
Nationality  Spain
Born (1981-03-16) 16 March 1981 (age 33)
Béziers, France
Sport
Sport Swimming

David Julián Levecq Vives (born March 16, 1981 in Béziers, France) is a swimmer from Spain.

Personal[edit]

Levecq was born March 16, 1981 in Béziers, France. He has a mild physical disability. In 2012, he lived in San Cugat del Vallés, Barcelona.[1][2]

Swimming[edit]

Levecq is an S10 type swimmer.[1] He is affiliated with theanish Federation of Sports for the Physically Disabled (FEDDF).[3]

Levecq competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, earning a silver in the 50 meter freestyle and the 100 meter freestyle.[1] In 2007, he competed at the IDM German Open.[4] He raced at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, and earned a silver medal in the 100 meter butterfly.[1] In 2010, he competed at the Tenerife International Open.[5] He competed at the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands. Twice during the competition, he set new European records in the 50 meter freestyle event.[6][7][8] In advance of the competition, he attended a swimming camp with the national team that was part of the Paralympic High Performance Program (HARP Program).[9] He competed at the 2011 IPC European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany, where he earned a gold medal in the 100 meter freestyle.[2] He raced at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[1][10] He competed at the 2013 Swimming Championship of Catalonia, hosted by the Sabadell Swimming Club, where he was one of nine Spanish swimmers to set a qualifying time for the World Championships.[11] From the Catalan region of Spain, he was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship.[12] He competed at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Españoles logran siete medallas, tres de oro, en jornada inaugural en Berlín. NATACIÓN-PARALÍMPICA CTO.EUROPA" (in Spanish). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Los mejores nadadores paralímpicos disputan el Campeonato de España en Murcia — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften im Schwimmen" (in German). Berlin, Germany: Paralympischer Sport Club Berlin. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España en el Open Internacional de Tenerife — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "38 españoles en el Mundial de natación paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: MARCA.com. 2010-08-14. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "El Mundial de Natación Paralímpica reúne en Holanda a los 38 mejores españoles — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "España arranca con cinco medallas en el Mundial de Natación Paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: MARCA. 15 August 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España — ABC.es — Noticias Agencias" (in Spanish). Spain: ABC.es. 14 May 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Frecuencia Digital Debutan el Atletismo y La Roja de Fútbol 5 en los Parlímpicos" (in Spanish). Frecuenciadigital.es. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  11. ^ "Un Campeonato de Cataluña de Natación de récords — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Observatori Català de l'Esport OCE INEFC" (in Spanish). Observatoridelesport.cat. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Deportes : La extremeña Isabel Yinghua Hernández competirá en el Campeonato del Mundo de Natación Paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: Extremaduradehoy.com. Retrieved 11 August 2013.