Israel Oliver Peña

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Israel Oliver Peña
Personal information
Nationality  Spain
Born (1987-12-16) 16 December 1987 (age 26)
Madrid, Spain
Sport
Sport Swimming

Israel Oliver Peña (born December 16, 1987 in Madrid) is a swimmer from Spain.

Personal[edit]

Oliver was born December 16, 1987 in Madrid. He has a disability: he has a vision impairment. In 2012, he lived in Carrizal de Wit, Las Palmas, Canary Islands.[1][2]

Swimming[edit]

Oliver was an S12/B2 type swimmer,[1] but became a S11 swimmer.[2]

Oliver raced competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, where he earned a silver medal in the 4 x 100 meters 49 points medley relay and a bronze in the 100 meter butterfly race.[1] He raced at the 2008 Summer Paralympics.[1]

In 2012, Oliver competed at the Paralympic Swimming Championship of Spain by Autonomous Communities, representing the Canary Islands. He finished second in the SB12 100 meter breaststroke. [3][4] He competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[1] He finished fifth in the 100 meter breaststroke.[5] Prior to heading to London, he participated in a national vision impaired swim team training camp at the High Performance Centre of Sant Cugat from 6 to 23 August. Daily at the camp, there were two in water training sessions and one out of water training session.[6] He competed at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships.[7] In November 2013, he competed at the Spanish Age Swimming Championships for blind and visually impaired.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Agencia EFE. "Los nadadores canarios Michelle Alonso e Israel Oliver competirán por triunfo." (in (Spanish)). Spain: Eldiariomontanes.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tres récords nacionales en el Campeonato de España por Comunidades Autónomas de Natación Paralímpica — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Castellón acoge a los mejores nadadores en el Campeonato de España de Natación Paralímpica — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Miguel Luque suma el único metal del día. Natación/Paralímpicos" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos ciegos se concentran para Londres 2012" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Solidaridad Digital. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Deportes : La extremeña Isabel Yinghua Hernández competirá en el Campeonato del Mundo de Natación Paralímpica" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Extremaduradehoy.com. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Deportes. Deborah font e israel oliver compiten en madrid en el campeonato por edades de natación – Juegos paralímpicos – Noticias, última hora, vídeos y fotos de Juegos paralímpicos en lainformacion.com" (in (Spanish)). lainformacion.com. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013.