Diego Javier Muñoz

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Diego Javier Muñoz
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1974-04-05) April 5, 1974 (age 40)
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Cycling

Diego Javier Muñoz (born 5 April 1974) is a Spanish cyclist, who has served as a pilot for visually impaired Paralympic competitor Miguel Ángel Clemente Solano. Competing with Clemente, they won a silver at the 2011 World Championships and a bronze at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Personal[edit]

Muñoz was born on 5 May 1974 outside of Spain.[1] He is from Murcia,[2] residing in Santiago El Mayor in 2012.[1] In 2013, Muñoz was awarded the bronze Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo.[3][4]

Cycling[edit]

In 2011, as the pilot for Miguel Ángel Clemente Solano, Muñoz won a silver medal in the track pursuit event.[2] Muñoz competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in cycling as a guide[3] for Miguel Ángel Clemente Solano. In the track pursuit event, the pair won a bronze medal when racing head to head against a pair from Ireland.[5][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Datos Biografía" (in Spanish). Spain: Comite Paralimpicos España. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "El tandem Clemente-Muñoz inauguró el medallero con un bronce" (in Spanish). Spain: El Periódico de Aragón. 2012-08-30. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "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. 
  4. ^ "El recuerdo a María de Villota marca la entrega de Reales Órdenes al Mérito Deportivo" (in Spanish). Spain: 20minutos.es. 2013-10-29. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  5. ^ R. D. Gijón. "El remero asturiano Juan Pablo Barcia se estrena en la cita de Londres. El Comercio" (in Spanish). Spain: Elcomercio.es. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Porto y Villanueva se llevan el bronce en la velocidad" (in Spanish). Spain: El Periódico de Aragón. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Porto y Villanueva consiguen la plata en el kilómetro" (in Spanish). Spain: El Periódico de Aragón. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Perales entra en la historia en un día prolífico" (in Spanish). Spain: El Periódico de Aragón. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 4 January 2014.