Francisco Llobet

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Francisco Llobet
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Sailing

Francisco "Paco" Llobet is a sailor from Spain who has represented the country at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Personal[edit]

Llobet is from the Catalan region of Spain.[1]

Sailing[edit]

Llobet was a member of Spain's national adaptive sailing team in 2011.[2]

In April 2012, Llobet competed in the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía-Mapfre held in the Canary Islands. Of the Spanish Paralympic competitors in his class, he had the best finish with 13th overall following the third day.[3] In May 2012, he competed in the Adaptive Sailing Cup of Spain, where he sailed against Rafael Andarías. The pair were fighting it out for Paralympic qualification as Spain had qualified only one boat in the Mixed Single Person 2.4mr event.[4]

Llobet left for London from Madrid in late August.[5][6][7] He competed in the Mixed Single Person 2.4mr event, where he did not medal.[8] Sailing in his event, he had a 12th and 13th place finish.[9]

In April 2013, Llobet won the Valencia edition of the Spanish Cup.[10] He medaled in the first three of the six total Spanish Cup events.[11] At the August 2013 Spanish Adaptive national championships hosted by Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo, he won his class.[1] In April 2013, he finished eighth in the adaptive 2.4 class of the 44th edition of Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía Mapfre de vela.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Paco Llobet, campeña de España de Vela Adaptada : Náutica" (in Spanish). Spain: Abc.es. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Todo preparado para la Copa de España 2.4mR » Deporte Ibiza » Deportes » Ultima Hora Ibiza" (in Spanish). Spain: Ultimahora.es. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Alicia Cebrián estrecha el cerco. sobre el liderato » Noticias » Deportes » Ultima Hora Mallorca" (in Spanish). Spain: Ultimahora.es. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "El municipio de Los Alcázares acoge este fin de semana la Copa de España de Vela Adaptada" (in Spanish). Spain: 20minutos.es. 2012-05-16. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Parten a Londres los paralímpicos españoles de esgrima, remo, tiro olímpico y vela" (in Spanish). Spain: Canalsur.es. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Los paralímpicos españoles de esgrima, remo, tiro olímpico y vela partirán este miércoles a Londres — Deportes — El Periódico de Aragón" (in Spanish). Spain: Elperiodicodearagon.com. 2012-08-21. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Los paralímpicos españoles de esgrima, remo, tiro olímpico y vela partirán este miércoles a Londres. JJ.OO/Londres" (in Spanish). Spain: Terra.es. 2012-08-21. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "IPC Historical Results Database". Germany: International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Españoles en Londres / Día 7 Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Martiperarnau.com. 2013-05-03. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Deportes. paco llobet conquista en valencia la copa de espana de vela paralímpica — EcoDiario.es" (in Spanish). Spain: Ecodiario.eleconomista.es. 2013-04-22. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Rafa Andarias, Paco Llobet y Antonio Maestre copan el podio | El Periódico Náutico" (in Spanish). Spain: Elperiodiconautico.com. 2013-06-13. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "Los hermanos Paz y Pastor progresan » Noticias » Deportes » Ultima Hora Mallorca" (in Spanish). Spain: Ultimahora.es. Retrieved 3 January 2014.