Esther Morales Fernández

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Morales and the second or maternal family name is Fernández.
Esther Morales Fernández
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1985-08-09) August 9, 1985 (age 29)
Country  Spain
Sport Swimming (S10)

Esther Morales Fernández (born August 9, 1985 in Barcelona) is an S10 swimmer from Spain.


She was born August 9, 1985 in Barcelona.[1][2] In 2012, she lived in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands.[2]


In 2007, she competed at the IDM German Open.[3] At the 2009 IPC European Swimming Championship in Reykjavík, Iceland, Sarai Gascón Moreno, Ana Rubio, Morales and Julia Castelló won a bronze medal in the 4x100 meter medley relay.[4] In 2010, she competed at the Tenerife International Open.[5] Before the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands, she went to a swimming camp with the national team that was part of the Paralympic High Performance Program (HARP Program).[6] Eindhoven, Netherlands hosted the 2010 World Swimming Championships at which she competed. She qualified for the 50 meter freestyle finals, where she finished fifth. She also competed in the 100 meter backstroke event.[7] She was one of four Spanish swimmers at the World Championships that were affiliated with CTEIB, an institute created by the Government of the Balearic Islands intended to provide an education to elite high-performance sportspeople.[7][8] From the Catalan region of Spain, she was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship.[1] In 2013, she competed in the Championship of Spain by Autonomous Open Paralympic Swimming where she represented the Balearic Islands.[9]


Morales competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, where she did not medal. She competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, where she won a pair of bronze medals in the 50 meter freestyle and the 100 meter backstroke. She competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, where she won a bronze in the 100 meter backstroke. She competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, where she did not medal.[2] She, Sarai Gascón Moreno, Teresa Perales and Isabel Yingüa Hernández finished fourth in the 4x100 meter freestyle relay event.[10] She competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in the 50 meter freestyle.[1][11] Her first race was the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay.[12]


  1. ^ a b c "Observatori Català de l'Esport OCE INEFC" (in Spanish). Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften im Schwimmen" (in German). Berlin, Germany: Paralympischer Sport Club Berlin. 
  4. ^ 21 de octubre de 2009 20:47h. "España añade tres platas y seis bronces en los Europeos Paralímpicos | Polideportivo |". Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España en el Open Internacional de Tenerife — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  6. ^ (Canarias) DEPORTES,NATACION > AREA: Deporte (14 May 2010). "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España — — Noticias Agencias" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Quinta posición para Esther Morales y séptima para Xavi Torres en el Mundial de Natación Paralímpica | General" (in Spanish). Spain: Deporte Balear. 2013-12-01. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Informació" (in Spanish). Spain: Ies Cteib. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Seis deportistas baleares competirán en el Campeonato de España de Natación Paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: Mallorca Confidencial. Retrieved December 24, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Miguel Luque suma el único metal del día. Natación/Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Frecuencia Digital Debutan el Atletismo y La Roja de Fútbol 5 en los Parlímpicos" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  12. ^ "Esther Morales y Roberto Mena compiten mañana en los Juegos Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Balearesport. Retrieved December 23, 2013.